Louisiana (E-Book, EPUB)

eBook - A History
Schafer, Judith Kelleher/Haas, Edward F/Kurtz, Michael L et al
ISBN/EAN: 9781118619643
Sprache: Englisch
Umfang: 552 S., 7.22 MB
Auflage: 6. Auflage 2013
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Covering the lively, even raucous, history of Louisiana from before First Contact through the Elections of 2012, this sixth edition of the classic Louisiana history survey provides an engaging and comprehensive narrative of what is arguably Americas most colorful state.

  • Since the appearance of the first edition of this classic text in 1984,Louisiana: A Historyhas remained the best-loved and most highly regarded college-level survey of Louisiana on the market
  • Compiled by some of the foremost experts in the field of Louisiana history who combine their own research with recent historical discoveries
  • Includes complete coverage of the most recent events in political and environmental history, including the continued aftermath of Katrina and the 2010 BP oil spill
  • Considers the interrelationship between Louisiana history and that of the American South and the nation as a whole
  • Written in an engaging and accessible style complemented by more than a hundred photographs and maps
Editors:

Bennett H. Wall(deceased) was Professor of History at the University of Georgia, and instrumental in the founding and operation of the Louisiana Historical Association and the Southern Historical Association. He was a renowned scholar in southern and U.S. business history.John C. Rodrigueis Lawrence and Theresa Salameno Professor of History at Stonehill College, in Easton, Massachusetts. He previously taught Louisiana History and other courses at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He is the author of several books and scholarly articles on nineteenth-century U.S. and Southern history.Authors:

Light Townsend Cumminsis the Bryan Professor of History at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and a leading expert on the history of the Spanish Borderlands. In 2009 he was appointed as the official State Historian of Texas.

Judith Kelleher Schaferteaches American legal history at Tulane University and has published two prizewinning books:Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana(1997) andBrothels, Depravity and Abandoned Women(2011), as well asBecoming Free, Remaining Free(2003).Edward F. Haasis professor of history at Wright State University in Dayton Ohio. He was named a Fellow of the Louisiana Historical Association, which in 1999 awarded him the Garnie McGinty Lifetime Meritorious Service Award. He has published numerous works on Louisiana and New Orleans history and has twice won the L. Kemper Williams Prize for excellence in Louisiana scholarship.

Michael L. Kurtzis Professor Emeritus of American History at Southeastern Louisiana University. His publications includeEarl K. Long: The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics(1990),Crime of the Century: The Kennedy Assassination from a Historians Perspective(1993),Louisiana Since the Longs(1998), andThe JFK Assassination Debates(2006).
Map 1 Louisiana viiiMap 2 The United States, with Louisiana highlighted ixIntroduction
by John C. Rodrigue 1PART ONE 7
by Light Townsend Cummins1 Native Peoples and European Contact 92 The Founding of French Louisiana 323 Louisiana as a French Colony 524 Spanish Louisiana 685 The Final Years of Colonial Louisiana 85Suggested Readings 101PART TWO 105
by Judith Kelleher Schafer6 The Territorial Period 1077 The Political Development of Antebellum Louisiana 1278 Life and Labor in Antebellum Louisiana 1569 Civil War and Reconstruction in Louisiana 197Suggested Readings 227PART THREE 233
by Edward F. Haas10 Uneasy Interlude, 1877 - 1892 23511 Bourbonism, Populism, and a Little Progressivism, 1892 - 1924 25612 The Time of the Kingfish, 1924 - 1935 28013 The Struggle to Catch Up, 1877 - 1935 301Suggested Readings 322PART FOUR 325
by Michael L. Kurtz14 Corruption, Reform, and Reaction, 1936 - 1950 32715 Reform and Race, 1950 - 1960 35116 The Decline of Racism, 1960 - 1972 37617 The Era of Edwin Edwards, 1972 - 1987 39318 Louisiana at the End of the Century, 1987 - 2000 41819 Louisiana in the New Millennium 454Suggested Readings 478Appendix I 481European Rulers with Relation to Louisiana during the Colonial and Territorial Periods 481Military Commandants and Governors of Louisiana 482Appendix II 486A Selective Chronology of Louisiana History 486Index 493
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