The accidental city : improvising New Orleans

Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press 2012
Physical description
1 online resource (449 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-674-06544-1
  • 0-674-06893-9
Notes
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
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Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Intro -- Contents -- 1. An Impossible River -- 2. A Landjobbing Scheme -- 3. Utopian by Design -- 4. Improvising a City -- 5. Changing of the Guard -- 6. In Contraband We Trust -- 7. A Creole City -- 8. Slavery and the Struggle for Mastery -- 9. The Slaves Remake Themselves -- 10. A New People, a New Racial Order -- 11. The American Gateway -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
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  • Electronic books.
  • History.
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Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Chronicles the history of the city from its being contended over as swampland through Louisiana's statehood in 1812, discussing its motley identities as a French village, African market town, Spanish fortress, and trade center.

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