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Bienville's dilemma : a historical geography of New Orleans

Author: Richard Campanella
Publisher: Lafayette : Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Bienville's Dilemma presents sixty-eight articles on the historical geography of New Orleans, covering the formation and foundation of the city, its urbanization and population, its "humanization" into a place of distinction, the manipulation of its environment, its devastation by Hurricane Katrina, and its ongoing recovery"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
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Campanella, Richard.
Bienville's dilemma.
Lafayette : Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008
(OCoLC)820753665
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Campanella
ISBN: 1887366857 9781887366854
OCLC Number: 232257578
Description: 429 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Forming the landscape --
Settling the landscape --
Urbanizing the landscape --
Populating the landscape --
Manipulating the landscape --
Humanizing the landscape --
Devastating the landscape --
Restoring the landscape.
Responsibility: Richard Campanella.
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"'Bienville's Dilemma presents sixty-eight articles on the historical geography of New Orleans, covering the formation and foundation of the city, its urbanization and population, its "humanization" into a place of distinction, the manipulation of its environment, its devastation by Hurricane Katrina, and its ongoing recovery"--Back cover.

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