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The Past as Prelude: New Orleans 1718-1968 W. Hodding Carter II

The Past as Prelude: New Orleans 1718-1968

W. Hodding Carter II

Published April 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781589806818
Paperback
382 pages
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In this topical history of one of Americas oldest cities, a group of talented essayists explore the fascinating and varied patterns that have marked New Orleans growth. These multiple perspectives allow glimpses into topics as varied as the diverseMoreIn this topical history of one of Americas oldest cities, a group of talented essayists explore the fascinating and varied patterns that have marked New Orleans growth. These multiple perspectives allow glimpses into topics as varied as the diverse people of the city, the unique Creole architecture, the historic art scene, the distinctive music, the Civil War, and, of course, New Orleans continued reputation as a good-time town. Detailed illustrations complement this comprehensive volume.