The accidental city : improvising New Orleans / Lawrence N. Powell.

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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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Powell, Lawrence N.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (422 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-400) and index.
ISBN:9780674068933
0674068939
9780674065444
0674065441