Creole New Orleans

Author: Arnold R. Hirsch
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807117743
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This collection of six original essays explores the peculiar ethnic composition and history of New Orleans, which the authors persuasively argue is unique among American cities.

Ouidah

Author: Robin Law
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821445529
Size: 32.74 MB
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This is the first detailed study of the town’s history and of its role in the Atlantic slave trade.

Creole Families Of New Orleans

Author: Grace Elizabeth King
Publisher: Sagwan Press
ISBN: 9781296931698
Size: 53.24 MB
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

New Orleans After The Promises

Author: Kent B. Germany
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820342580
Size: 15.68 MB
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New Orleans after the Promises looks back at that era to explore how a few thousand locals tried to bring the Great Society to Dixie.

Western African History

Author: Robert O. Collins
Publisher: Markus Wiener Pub
ISBN:
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This volume discusses 500 years of western African history, beginning with the writings of travellers Ibn Battuta, Leo Africanus and Mungo Park.

Madame Vieux Carre

Author: Scott S. Ellis
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1604733594
Size: 65.48 MB
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In Madame Vieux Carr(r), Scott S. Ellis presents the social and political history of this famous district as it evolved from 1900 through the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Finding Octave

Author: Nick Douglas
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781493522088
Size: 26.21 MB
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And it tells the story of Octave Pavageau, the stylish, French-speaking father of eight whose heritage led to both hurtful elitism and path-breaking activism. In Finding Octave, we find Basil Crocker, mathematician, builder, and dandy.

Making The Second Ghetto

Author: Arnold R. Hirsch
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226342468
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In Making the Second Ghetto, Arnold Hirsch argues that in the post-depression years Chicago was a "pioneer in developing concepts and devices" for housing segregation.