Louisiana Legacies: Readings in the History of the Pelican State

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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