Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country

Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country

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by Carl A. Brasseaux
     
 

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In two hundred color photographs of architecture, landscapes, wildlife, and artifacts, Gould portrays the rich history still visible in the area, while Brasseaux's engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century story of settlement and development in the region. Brasseaux brings the story up to date, recounting devastating hurricanes and

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In two hundred color photographs of architecture, landscapes, wildlife, and artifacts, Gould portrays the rich history still visible in the area, while Brasseaux's engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century story of settlement and development in the region. Brasseaux brings the story up to date, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.

From living-history attractions such as Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline State Park to music venues, festivals, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and vibrant way of life and presents a vivid portrait of a culture that continues to captivate, charm, and endure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807137239
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
711,787
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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