Creole The History and Legacy of Louisiana's Free People of Color

ISBN-10: 0807126012

ISBN-13: 9780807126011

Edition: 2000

Authors: Sybil Kein

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

People of Color in Louisianap. 3
Marcus Christian's Treatment of Les Gens de Couleur Librep. 42
Placage and the Louisiana Gens de Couleur Libre: How Race and Sex Defined the Lifestyles of Free Women of Colorp. 57
Composers of Color of Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The History Behind the Musicp. 71
The Yankee Hugging the Creole: Reading Dion Boucicault's The Octoroonp. 101
The Use of Louisiana Creole in Southern Literaturep. 117
Marie Laveau: The Voodoo Queen Repossessedp. 157
New Orleans Creole Expatriates in France: Romance and Realityp. 179
Visible Means of Support: Businesses, Professions, and Trades of Free People of Colorp. 208
The Origin of Louisiana Creolep. 223
Louisiana Creole Food Culture: Afro-Caribbean Linksp. 244
Light, Bright, Damn Near White: Race, the Politics of Genealogy, and the Strange Case of Susie Guilloryp. 252
Creole Poets on the Verge of a Nationp. 276
"Lost Boundaries": Racial Passing and Poverty in Segregated New Orleansp. 295
Creole Culture in the Poetry of Sybil Keinp. 317
Contributorsp. 327
Indexp. 331
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