Past as Prelude, The: New Orleans 1718-1968

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By Hodding Carter

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

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In this topical history of one of America's oldest cities, a group of talented essayists explore the fascinating and varied patterns that have marked New Orleans' growth. These multiple perspectives allow glimpses into topics as varied as the diverse people of the city, the unique Creole architecture, the historic art scene, the distinctive music, the Civil War, and, of course, New Orleans' continued reputation as a "good-time town." Detailed illustrations complement this comprehensive volume.