By Bennett H Wall, John C. Rodrigue, Light Townsend Cummins, Judith Kelleher Schafer, Edward F. Haas, Michael L. Kurtz
Protecting the energetic, even raucous, historical past of Louisiana from earlier than First touch throughout the Elections of 2012, this 6th version of the vintage Louisiana historical past survey offers an interesting and entire narrative of what's arguably America’s such a lot colourful state.
- Since the looks of the 1st version of this vintage textual content in 1984, Louisiana: A History has remained the best-loved and such a lot very popular college-level survey of Louisiana at the market
- Compiled by way of a number of the most desirable specialists within the box of Louisiana heritage who mix their very own examine with contemporary ancient discoveries
- Includes entire insurance of the latest occasions in political and environmental historical past, together with the ongoing aftermath of Katrina and the 2010 BP oil spill
- Considers the interrelationship among Louisiana heritage and that of the yank South and the kingdom as a whole
- Written in an attractive and obtainable sort complemented by way of greater than 100 photos and maps