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Transforming New Orleans and its environs : centuries of change

Author: Craig E Colten
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2000]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Human settlement of the Lower Mississippi River Valley has produced dramatic environmental change. The essays in this work - from anthropologists, architects and historians - chronicle the history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Transforming New Orleans and its environs.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00011648
(OCoLC)45129225
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig E Colten
ISBN: 9780822972198 0822972190
OCLC Number: 889341661
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 272 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Transforming the lower Mississippi River Valley / Craig E. Colten --
Part 1: Transformation before urbanization. Making the city inevitable : Native Americans and the geography of New Orleans / Tristram R. Kidder ; Impenetrable but easy : the French transformation of the lower Mississippi Valley and the founding of New Orleans / Christopher Morris --
Part 2: Environment in service of the city. Forests and other river perils / Ari Kelman ; Subduing nature through engineering : Caleb G. Forshey and the levees-only policy, 1851-1881 / George S. Pabis ; Historical perspective on crevasses, levees, and the Mississippi River / Donald W. Davis --
Part 3: Growing demands of the city. Perspective, power, and priorities : New Orleans and the Mississippi River Flood of 1927 / Gay M. Gomez ; In the wake of Hurricane Betsy / Todd Shallat --
Part 4: Response to environmental change. Too much of a good thing : industrial pollution in the lower Mississippi River / Craig E. Colten ; Baton Rouge : the making (and breaking) of a petrochemical paradise / Raymond J. Burby ; The popular geography of illness in the industrial corridor / Barbara Allen ; Fish diversity in a heavily industrialized stretch of the lower Mississippi River / H.L. Bart.
Other Titles: Transforming New Orleans & its environs
Responsibility: Craig E. Colten, editor.
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