New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape / Edition 2

New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape / Edition 2

by Peirce F. Lewis, Pierce F. Lewis
     
 

In his now classic work of historical geography, published in 1976, Lewis traces the rise and expansion of New Orleans through four major historic periods. This second edition offers a revised and greatly expanded look at this unique community on the Mississippi Delta—"a fearsome place, difficult enough for buildiing houses, lunacy for wharves and skyscrapers.

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Overview

In his now classic work of historical geography, published in 1976, Lewis traces the rise and expansion of New Orleans through four major historic periods. This second edition offers a revised and greatly expanded look at this unique community on the Mississippi Delta—"a fearsome place, difficult enough for buildiing houses, lunacy for wharves and skyscrapers."

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930066106
Publisher:
University of Virginia
Publication date:
02/15/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
935,858
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Apologia and Acknowledgments for Book One (1976)
Preface and Acknowledgments for Book Two (2003)
Book One: The Shaping of New Orleans, from Its Beginnings to 19751
Ch. 1The Eccentric City3
Ch. 2A Place on the River19
Ch. 3The Stages of Metropolitan Growth37
Epilogue to Book One: Yet Still a Fine City?101

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