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Caribbean New Orleans : empire, race, and the making of a slave society

Author: Cécile Vidal
Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia : Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ; Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as well as the African slaves who were forced to toil for them. Casting early New Orleans as a Caribbean outpost of the French Empire rather than as a North American frontier town, Cécile Vidal reveals the persistent influence of the Antilles, especially Saint-Domingue, which shaped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cécile Vidal
ISBN: 9781469645186 1469645181
OCLC Number: 1052405884
Description: xv, 533 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: When the levees rose --
A port city of the French empire and the greater Carribbean --
The city with imaginary walls : the Natchez wars, slave unrest, and the construction of a white urban community --
The hustle and bustle of city life : the politics of public space and racial formation --
"The mulatto of the house" : the racial line within domestic households and residential institutions --
"A scandalous commerce" : the disorder of families --
"American politics" : slavery, labor, and raace --
"Everybody wants to be a merchant" : trade, credit, and honor --
Lash of the tongue, lash of the whip : the formation and transformation of racial categories and practices --
From "Louisians" to Louisianais" : the emergence of a sense of place and the racial divide --
Conclusion: From Louisiana to Saint-Domingue and from Saint-Domingue to Louisiana.
Responsibility: Cécile Vidal.

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