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An unnatural metropolis : wresting New Orleans from nature

Author: Craig E Colten
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2006, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Louisiana pbk. edView all editions and formats
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How New Orleans came to be, taking shape between the mutual and often contradictory forces of nature and urban development, is the subject of this text. Craig E. Colten traces engineered  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: An unnatural metropolis : wresting New Orleans from nature / Craig E. Colten
Baton Rouge, La. : LSU press, 2011
978-0-8071-4781-8
(ABES)240841999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig E Colten
ISBN: 0807132004 9780807132005 0807129771 9780807129777
OCLC Number: 492452140
Description: 1 vol. (XX-245 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The city and the environment --
Water hazards --
Remaking the environment --
Inequity and the environment --
Environment comes to the fore --
Combating new flood hazards --
Reintroducing wetland environments --
Epilogue
Responsibility: Craig E. Colten ; with a new preface by the author.

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