The New Orleans of George Washington Cable : the 1887 Census Office report / edited, with an introduction, by Lawrence N. Powell.

A pioneering local-color writer about Creole New Orleans and a public advocate for black equality in his native South during and after Reconstruction, George Washington Cable (1844-1925) depicted in his writing the clash between American newcomers and a quaint but proud French-speaking population in...

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Main Author: Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925
Corporate Author: United States. Census Office
Other Authors: Powell, Lawrence N.
Format: eBook
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A Novelist Turns Historian; cable's "historical sketch"; 1. Site and Origin; 2. Population and Social Order; Maps; 3. Indian Wars; 4. The First Creoles; 5. The Insurrection of 1768; 6. The Superior Council and the Cabildo; 7. Spanish Conciliation; 8. The Creoles Still French; 9. The American Grasp; 10. A Franco-Spanish American City; 11. From Subjects to Citizens; 12. Burr's Conspiracy; 13. The West Indian Immigration; 14. The War of 1812-15; 15. Commercial Expansion
  • 1815 to 1840; 16. Positive Growth with Comparative Decline; cable's Notes to "historical sketch."