Louisiana Legacies: Readings in the History of the Pelican State

Showcasing the colorful, even raucous, political, social, and unique cultural qualities of Louisiana history, this new collection of essays features the finest and latest scholarship. * Includes readings featuring recent scholarship that expand on traditional historical accounts * Includes material on every region of Louisiana * Covers a wide range of fields, including social, environmental, and economic history * Detailed, focused material on different areas in Louisiana history, including women s history as well as the state s diverse ethnic populations