Germans of Louisiana

Germans of Louisiana

by Ellen Merrill
     
 

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Though Louisiana's French and Spanish roots are well documented, it comes as a surprise to many that there were significant German settlements along the Mississippi River beginning in 1724. In the years before the Civil War, an estimated 12 percent of the New Orleans population was German. This book details the historic sites, settlement patterns, and important… See more details below

Overview

Though Louisiana's French and Spanish roots are well documented, it comes as a surprise to many that there were significant German settlements along the Mississippi River beginning in 1724. In the years before the Civil War, an estimated 12 percent of the New Orleans population was German. This book details the historic sites, settlement patterns, and important individuals whose influence is felt even today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589802445
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,325,591
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.34(d)

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