"Argues that post-Katrina New Orleans is a key site for exploring competing narratives of American decline and renewal at the beginning of the twenty-first century."--Provided by publisher.
Introduction: "Is this America?" -- Part 1. American time -- New Orleans and empire : legacies from the "Age of Revolution" -- New Orleans and Americanization : "progress," "decline," and tourism in the twentieth century -- Part 2. Katrina time -- Documenting Katrina : the return of the "real" -- Resisting Katrina : the right to return -- Part 3. New Orleans time -- New Orleans and water : re-mapping ecologies of the Gulf South -- New Orleans and the nation : legacies from the future.
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