Louisiana Legacies Readings in the History of the Pelican State

ISBN-10: 1118541898
ISBN-13: 9781118541890
Edition: 2013
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Showcasing the colorful, even raucous, political, social, and unique cultural qualities of Louisiana history, this new collection of essays features the finest and latest scholarship.Includes readings featuring  recent scholarship that expand on traditional historical accountsIncludes material on every region of LouisianaCovers  a wide range of fields, including social, environmental, and economic historyDetailed, focused material on different areas in Louisiana history, including women’s history as well as the state’s diverse ethnic populations

Michael S. Martin is the Cheryl Courr�g� Burgui�res/Board of Regents Professor of History and the director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is also managing editor for Louisiana History. His articles have appeared in The Historian and Louisiana History, among others.

Editors' Preface
Louisiana's Colonial Context
The Frontier Exchange Economy of the Lower Mississippi Valley before 1783
The Moral Climate of French Colonial Louisiana, 1699-1763
Oliver Pollock's Plantations: An Early Anglo Landowner on the Lower Mississippi, 1769-1824
Women, Race, and Class in Early Louisiana
Desiring Total Tranquility-and Not Getting It: Conflict Involving Free Black Women in Spanish New Orleans
A Female Planter from West Feliciana Parish: The Letters of Rachel O'Connor
The Murder of a "Lewd and Abandoned Woman": State of Louisiana v. Abraham Parker
Transformation of the Louisiana "Creole"
Early New Orleans Society: A Reappraisal
In My Father's House: Relationships and Identity in an Interracial New Orleans Creole Family, 1845-1875
Violent Louisiana
"I Would Rather Be Among the Comanches": The Military Occupation of Southwest Louisiana, 1865
From the Barrel of a Gun: The Politics of Murder in Grant Parish
Feuding Is Our Means of Societal Regulation: Elusive Stability in Southeastern Louisiana's Piney Woods, 1877-1910
An Inhospitable Land: Anti-Italian Sentiment and Violence in Louisiana, 1891-1924
Progressives And Race
When Plessy Met Ferguson
The Rest of the Story: Kate Gordon and the Opposition to the Nineteenth Amendment in the South
In Pursuit of Louisiana Progressives
Modern Louisiana Politics
"What he did and what he promised to do…": Huey Long and the Horizons of Louisiana Politics
Huey Long: A Political Contradiction
"When I Took the Oath of Office, I Took No Vow of Poverty": Race, Corruption, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1928-2000
The Politics of Poverty and History: Racial Inequality and the Long Prelude to Katrina
Transitions in Race Relations
Racial Repression in World War Two: The New Iberia Incident
Transitional Generations: African American Workers, Industrialization, and Education in the Northern Louisiana Lumber and Paper Industries, 1930-1950
Culture and Environment in Modern Louisiana
Making the "Birthplace of Jazz": Tourism and Musical Heritage Marketing in New Orleans
Commercialization of Cajun Cuisine
Who Destroyed the Marsh?: Oil Field Canals, Coastal Ecology, and the Debate over Louisiana's Shrinking Wetlands

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