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Powell, Lawrence N.

Overview
Works: 14 works in 60 publications in 2 languages and 5,890 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Manuscripts  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: F213, 917.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence N Powell
New masters : northern planters during the Civil War and Reconstruction by Lawrence N Powell( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled memory : Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana by Lawrence N Powell( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of Anne Skorecki Levy, the Holocaust survivor who transformed the horrors of her childhood into a passionate mission to defeat the political menace of Louisiana's David Duke. It is the first book to connect the prewar and wartime experiences of Jewish survivors to the lives they made for themselves in the United States. Beyond chronicling one family's flight from persecutio to freedom, however, it offers dramatic testament to how the experiences of survivors as new Americans spurred their willingness to bear witness."--Jacket
The accidental city : improvising New Orleans by Lawrence N Powell( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the city from its being contended over as swampland through Louisiana's statehood in 1812, discussing its motley identities as a French village, African market town, Spanish fortress, and trade center
The New Orleans of George Washington Cable : the 1887 Census Office report by George Washington Cable( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pioneering local-color writer about Creole New Orleans and a public advocate for black equality in his native South during and after Reconstruction, George Washington Cable (1844-1925) depicted in his writing the clash between American newcomers and a quaint but proud French-speaking population in post-Louisiana Purchase New Orleans. His work, including the short-story collection Old Creole Days (1879) and his most famous novel, The Grandissimes (1880), received widespread critical acclaim and was serialized in the country's best highbrow magazines. In 1880, Cable was commissioned to write a
Reconstructing Louisiana( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace before dying by Lori Waselchuk( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Grace Before Dying' tells the emotional story of the extraordinary breakthrough in humanity that has help transform Angola, once one of the most dangerous maximum security prisons in the United States, to one of the least violent. Poignant quotes from the incarcerated hospice volunteers and patients accompany the searing photographs set in a carefully built sequence that charts the development of the program. Award-winning photographer Lori Waselchuk not only shows a culture of caring and compassion that challenges stereotypes of incarcerated people, but also provides an intimate and personal perspective on what long-term and life sentences signify for those inside"--Cover page 4
Louisiana's capitols : the power and the beauty by Philip Gould( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eye of Katrina: the past as prologue?( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eye of Katrina : the past as prologue( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Frederick Douglass papers by Frederick Douglass( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cotton Kingdom; a traveller's observations on cotton and slavery in the American slave States. Based upon three former volumes of journeys and investigations by the same author by Frederick Law Olmsted( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Where did all the hate come from?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panelists discuss the relationship between suspicion and hate, Southern hatred, anti-Semitism and whether hatred is innate or a learned behavior. Modern day relationships based on hate, such as the Hutus and Tutsis, and ethnic Afghani tribes, were discussed, as well as multiculturalism as a tool for diminishing hatred. They answered questions from members of the audience. The panel was part of the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society's annual arts and literature festival, "Words and Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans."
Sumner, Charles by Lawrence N Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

New Orleans city guide : 1938( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. It is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city." -- Back cover
 
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Troubled memory : Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana
Languages
English (59)

German (1)

Covers
Troubled memory : Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's LouisianaThe New Orleans of George Washington Cable : the 1887 Census Office reportGrace before dyingThe Frederick Douglass papers