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  • Why New Orleans Matters

    Why New Orleans Matters
    av Tom Piazza

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061131509

    In the aftermath of Katrina and the disaster that followed, promises were made, forgotten, and renewed. Now what will become of New Orleans in the years ahead? What do this proud, battered city and its people mean to America and the world?Award-winn…

  • Every Man A King

    Every Man A King
    av Huey Long

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306806957

    Huey Long (1893-1935) was one of the most extraordinary American politicians, simultaneously cursed as a dictator and applauded as a benefactor of the masses. A product of the poor north Louisiana hills, he was elected governor of Louisiana in 1928,…

  • The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square

    The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
    av Ned Sublette

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556529580

    Named one of the Top 10 Books of 2008 by The Times-Picayune. Winner of the 2009 Humanities Book of the Year award from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.Awarded the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award for 2…

  • Louisianians in the Civil War

    Louisianians in the Civil War

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214034

    Louisianians in the Civil War brings to the forefront the suffering endured by Louisianians during and after the war - hardships more severe than those suffered by the majority of residents in the Confederacy. The wealthiest southern state before th…

  • New Orleans After the Promises

    New Orleans After the Promises
    av Kent Germany

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820325439

    In the 1960s and 1970s, New Orleans experienced one of the greatest transformations in its history. Its people replaced Jim Crow, fought a War on Poverty, and emerged with glittering skyscrapers, professional football, and a building so large it had…

  • New Orleans After the Promises

    New Orleans After the Promises
    av Kent Germany

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820329000

    In the 1960s and 1970s, New Orleans experienced one of the greatest transformations in its history. Its people replaced Jim Crow, fought a War on Poverty, and emerged with glittering skyscrapers, professional football, and a building so large it had…

  • Remembering New Orleans

    Remembering New Orleans
    av Melissa Lee Smith

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683368595

    Birthplace of jazz, home to the beignet, city of a thousand legends, New Orleans grew out of a unique blend of cultures. Its architecture and cuisine, born of Spanish, French, Caribbean, African, and other influences, created a city unlike any other…

  • Remembering Louisiana

    Remembering Louisiana
    av Dean M. Shapiro

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596528376

    With a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book, Historic Photos of Louisiana, Dean Shapiro provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Louisiana. From its founding in the early 170…

  • Winding through Time

    Winding through Time

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132531

    Once considered one of the most important waterways in the American southeast and a vital link in a shortcut from the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana's Bayou Manchac rests in virtual obscurity today. Few now notice the bayou- whic…

  • Historical Collections of Louisiana: Embracing Translations of Many Rare and Valuable Documents

    Historical Collections of Louisiana: Embracing Translations of Many Rare and Valuable Documents
    av Benjamin Franklin French

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781241670450

  • Historical Collections of Louisiana: Embracing Translations of Many Rare and Valuable Documents

    Historical Collections of Louisiana: Embracing Translations of Many Rare and Valuable Documents
    av Benjamin Franklin French

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781241670443

  • Crucible of Reconstruction

    Crucible of Reconstruction

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807118030

    In late April, 1862, Union warships slipped past the Confederate river forts below New Orleans and blasted the Rebel fleet guarding the city. Advancing overland, General Benjamin F. Butler occupied New Orleans on May Day, and for the duration of the…

  • Covington

    Covington
    av David Arbo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531658632

  • Downtown Mardi Gras

    Downtown Mardi Gras
    av Leslie A. Wade

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823786

    After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New Orleans's recovery certainly has resulted from a…

  • Downtown Mardi Gras

    Downtown Mardi Gras
    av Leslie A. Wade

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823847

    After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New Orleans's recovery certainly has resulted from a…

  • Capitol Park and Spanish Town

    Capitol Park and Spanish Town
    av Matt Isch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467116961

    The land north of downtown Baton Rouge between the Mississippi River and Interstate 10 encompasses the first high ground north of the mouth of the Mississippi. As the oldest neighborhood in the city, Spanish Town is widely considered to be the heart…

  • French, Cajun, Creole, Houma

    French, Cajun, Creole, Houma

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130360

    In recent years, ethnographers have recognized south Louisiana as home to perhaps the most complex rural society in North America. More than a dozen French-speaking immigrant groups have been identified there, Cajuns and white Creoles being the most…

  • Mayor Victor H. Schiro

    Mayor Victor H. Schiro
    av Edward F. Haas

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628460179

    During the turbulent 1960s, the city of New Orleans experienced unprecedented economic growth, racial tensions and desegregation, political realignment, and natural disaster. Presiding over this period of sweeping change was Mayor Victor H. Schiro (…

  • Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast

    Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast
    av Mike Tidwell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375725173

    The Cajun coast of Louisiana is home to a way of life as unique, complex, and beautiful as the terrain itself. As award-winning travel writer Mike Tidwell journeys through the bayou, he introduces us to the food and the language, the shrimp fisherma…

  • Andrew Durnford

    Andrew Durnford
    av David O. Whitten

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560002000

    Andrew Durnford (born 1800, New Orleans; died 1859, St. Rosalie Plan tation), Free Man of Color, was born of an English father and a free woman of color. The Louisiana Purchase made him a citizen of the United States. Thomas Durnford, his father, an…

  • Archaeological Survey in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley 1940-1947

    Archaeological Survey in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley 1940-1947
    av Philip Phillips

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817311049

    A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication A classic work by three important scholars who document prehistoric human occupation along the lower reaches of the continent's largest river. The Lower Mississippi Survey was initiated in 1939 as a joint undertak…

  • Basket Diplomacy

    Basket Diplomacy
    av Denise E. Bates

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496212085

    Before the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana became one of the state's top private employers-with its vast landholdings and economic enterprises-they lived well below the poverty line and lacked any clear legal status. After settling in the Bayou Blue in…

  • What the Hell Am I Doing Here?

    What the Hell Am I Doing Here?
    av Abraham Shalom Himelstein

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781891053986

    Abram Shalom Himelstein went all over New Orleans asking people what they think all day but don't say out loud. They wrote their answers on t-shirts and he took pictures of them wearing the shirts.

  • Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875

    Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875
    av Elliott Ashkenazi

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817303181

  • Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

    Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
    av Don Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544586178

    Kirkus' Best of 2015 list School Library Journal Best of 2015 Publishers Weekly's Best of 2015 list Horn Book Fanfare Book Booklist Editor's Choice On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective…

  • Greetings from New Orleans: A History in Postcards

    Greetings from New Orleans: A History in Postcards
    av Mary L. Martin

    Övrigt - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764323713

    Explore New Orleans in over 230 colorful postcards published during the first half of the 20th Century. These hand-tinted photographs and the accompanying text help illuminate this fascinating city, from its early agricultural and trade port origins…

  • Bounded Lives, Bounded Places

    Bounded Lives, Bounded Places
    av Kimberly S. Hanger

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318989

    During Louisiana's Spanish colonial period, economic, political, and military conditions combined with local cultural and legal traditions to favor the growth and development of a substantial group of free blacks. In Bounded Lives, Bounded Places, K…

  • Bounded Lives, Bounded Places

    Bounded Lives, Bounded Places
    av Kimberly S. Hanger

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319061

    During Louisiana's Spanish colonial period, economic, political, and military conditions combined with local cultural and legal traditions to favor the growth and development of a substantial group of free blacks. In Bounded Lives, Bounded Places, K…

  • From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans

    From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans
    av Nathalie Dessens

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813030371

    Dessens examines the legacy of approximately 15,000 Saint-Domingue refugees - whites, slaves, and free people of color - who settled in Louisiana between 1791 and 1815. Forced to flee their French Caribbean colony following a slave rebellion that ga…

  • Louisiana

    Louisiana
    av Rich Smith

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604536539

  • Louisiana Rambles

    Louisiana Rambles
    av Ian McNulty

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604739466

    After Hurricane Katrina laid bare the fragility and environmental peril of South Louisiana, author Ian McNulty set out on a series of daytrips to delve into the area's diverse cultural landscapes. He explored communities staked up and down the Missi…

  • Louisiana Rambles

    Louisiana Rambles
    av Ian McNulty

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604739459

    After Hurricane Katrina laid bare the fragility and environmental peril of South Louisiana, author Ian McNulty set out on a series of daytrips to delve into the area's diverse cultural landscapes. He explored communities staked up and down the Missi…

  • The Louisiana Populist Movement, 1881-1900

    The Louisiana Populist Movement, 1881-1900

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137277

    The Populist movement of the late nineteenth century represents one of the largest third-party challenges in American history. Throughout the South widespread drops in crop prices led to agrarian revolt, which contributed to the movement's popularit…

  • South Baton Rouge

    South Baton Rouge
    av Lori Latrice Martin Phd, Raymond A. Jetson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124720

    Founded in 1699, Baton Rouge was the site of countless historic events and the home to many people, including those of African ancestry. South Baton Rouge is an African American community located in Baton Rouge. It was one of the first places Africa…

  • Conoce a Bernardo de Galvez / Get to Know Bernardo de Galvez (Spanish Edition)

    Conoce a Bernardo de Galvez / Get to Know Bernardo de Galvez (Spanish Edition)
    av Guillermo Fesser

    Häftad - 2017 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781682921432

    Bernardo de Galvez was a Spanish general who played a key role in the American Revolution. Without him, the patriots would not have won the war or at the very least, it would have taken them a much longer time to do so. That's a fact His role was so…

  • Hidden History of Acadiana

    Hidden History of Acadiana
    av William J. Thibodeaux

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467143578

    Tragedy and destruction abound in this region and in these pages, but heroism, glory and Cajun flair come in equal measure. From the improbable Thoroughbred Twenty-Twoinit, which defied odds and burned Vegas oddsmakers at Evangeline Do

  • History of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

    History of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
    av Corinne Saucier

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565544352

    The disappearing history of Avoyelles Parish is revived! By the time this short history was first published in 1943, the legacy of Avoyelles Parish was almost completely forgotten. Corinne L. Saucier, Ph.D., an original native of Avoyelles and a fol…

  • Lost Lake Pontchartrain Resorts and Attractions

    Lost Lake Pontchartrain Resorts and Attractions
    av Catherine Campanella

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467141567

    Pleasure seekers have visited Lake Pontchartrain destinations for more than two centuries. From grand resorts like the Pontchartrain Hotel to simple camps at Little Woods, these shores welcomed visitors by steamboat and train to dance, dine, drink a…

  • Legendary Locals of Monroe

    Legendary Locals of Monroe
    av Griffin Scott, Amy Sliger

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467101639

    Located at the center of the 12 rural parishes that comprise northeastern Louisiana, Monroe has long been a tiny metropolis offering its citizens a taste of the colorful politics and rich cultural history for which the Bayou State is known. Featurin…

  • Remaking New Orleans

    Remaking New Orleans

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478002871

    Approached as a wellspring of cultural authenticity and historical exceptionality, New Orleans appears in opposition to a nation perpetually driven by progress. Remaking New Orleans shows how this narrative is rooted in a romantic cultural tradition…

  • Remaking New Orleans

    Remaking New Orleans

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478001829

    Approached as a wellspring of cultural authenticity and historical exceptionality, New Orleans appears in opposition to a nation perpetually driven by progress. Remaking New Orleans shows how this narrative is rooted in a romantic cultural tradition…

  • Acadian to Cajun

    Acadian to Cajun
    av Carl A. Brasseaux

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878055838

    This book is the first to examine comprehensively the demographic growth, cultural evolution, and political involvement of Louisiana's large Acadian community between the time of the Louisiana Purchase (1803), when the transplanted culture began to…

  • Louisiana

    Louisiana
    av Nancy Friedman, Diana Landau, Nancy Friedman

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810955547

  • The Caddos and Their Ancestors

    The Caddos and Their Ancestors

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807167021

    Taking an archaeological perspective on the past, Jeffrey S. Girard traces native human habitation in northwest Louisiana from the end of the last Ice Age, through the formation of the Caddo culture in the tenth century BCE, to the early nineteenth…

  • Patina

    Patina
    av Shannon Lee Dawdy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226351193

    When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the world reacted with shock on seeing residents of this distinctive city left abandoned to the floodwaters. After the last rescue was completed, a new worry arose--that New Orleans's unique historic fabric…

  • Patina

    Patina
    av Shannon Lee Dawdy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226351056

    When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the world reacted with shock on seeing residents of this distinctive city left abandoned to the floodwaters. After the last rescue was completed, a new worry arose--that New Orleans's unique historic fabric…

  • Mardi Gras in Kodachrome

    Mardi Gras in Kodachrome
    av Charles Cassady Jr, Mary Lynn Randall

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102766

    America's greatest party and America's most colorful city, in all their shades, shimmer here in a never-before-published 1950-1960 collection of photographs taken at New Orleans's annual Mardi Gras. Photographer Ruth Ketcham chose the revolutionary…

  • Majesty of the French Quarter, The

    Majesty of the French Quarter, The

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565544147

    Brings the majesty of the French Quarter to life in a luxurious parade of pictures and prose. Fabulous hotels, churches, fine restaurants, antique shops, and art galleries line the streets of the Quarter. But some of the most fascinating architectur…

  • Fabulous New Orleans

    Fabulous New Orleans
    av Lyle Saxon

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882897066

    Saxon's accounts include Mardi Gras as seen through the eyes of a boy and a brief history of the city.

  • Jockomo

    Jockomo
    av Shane Lief

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825896

    Jockomo celebrates the transcendent experience of Mardi Gras, encompassing both ancient and current traditions of New Orleans. The Mardi Gras Indians are a renowned and beloved fixture of New Orleans public culture. Yet very little is known about th…

  • Racing the Storm

    Racing the Storm

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739119730

    On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit land and gravely affected the lives of many people in the states along the Gulf Coast. Katrina went beyond demonstrating the devastating natural effects of a hurricane by exposing the continuing significance…

  • Racing the Storm

    Racing the Storm

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739119747

    On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit land and gravely affected the lives of many people in the states along the Gulf Coast. Katrina went beyond demonstrating the devastating natural effects of a hurricane by exposing the continuing significance…

  • Plantations by the River

    Plantations by the River

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780938909033

    French priest Joseph M. Paret (1807-1872) served in the missions of Louisiana from 1847 to 1869 as pastor of the Little Red Church, located upstream from New Orleans on the east bank of the Mississippi River. During his somewhat lonely tenure, Paret…

  • Moncla and The Prairie Communities

    Moncla and The Prairie Communities
    av Randy Decuir Sr

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781481843546

  • Cane River Bohemia

    Cane River Bohemia

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169827

    A National Historic Landmark with a complex and remarkable two-hundred-year history, Melrose Plantation near Natchitoches, Louisiana, was home to many notable women, including freedwoman and entrepreneur Marie ThA (c)rese Coincoin and artist Clement…

  • The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

    The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
    av Douglas Brinkley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061148491

    In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest…

  • New Orleans City Park

    New Orleans City Park
    av Catherine Campanella

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531658717

  • Cajun Country

    Cajun Country
    av Barry Jean Ancelet

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878054671

    The first book in the Folklife in the South series and by far the broadest look at traditional Cajun culture ever assembled. It not only describes the traditions as they are but also explains how they came to be.