The Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color

The Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color

by Gary B. Mills
     
 

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Mills draws upon research and firsthand familiarity with the area in telling the legends of these little-known and misunderstood people. This fascinating story examines all aspects of their public and private lives and relates their development to the progress of the Can River community as a whole.

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Mills draws upon research and firsthand familiarity with the area in telling the legends of these little-known and misunderstood people. This fascinating story examines all aspects of their public and private lives and relates their development to the progress of the Can River community as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807102879
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1977
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Gary B. Mills (1944--2002) grew up on a rice plantation in the Mississippi Delta but visited Cane River often in his youth and adopted it personally and professionally in adulthood. From 1976 until his death, he was a professor of history at the University of Alabama.

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Elizabeth Shown Mills is an independent scholar and the author of numerous works on Louisiana history and research methodology, including Isle of Canes and Evidence Explained, named by Library Journal as a 2007 Best Reference book.

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