Louisiana: A History
Covering the lively, even raucous, history of Louisiana from beforeFirst Contact through the Elections of 2012, this sixth edition ofthe classic Louisiana history survey provides an engaging andcomprehensive narrative of what is arguably America’s mostcolorful state.
Since the appearance of the first edition of this classic textin 1984, Louisiana: A History has remained the best-lovedand most highly regarded college-level survey of Louisiana on themarket
Compiled by some of the foremost experts in the field ofLouisiana history who combine their own research with recenthistorical discoveries
Includes complete coverage of the most recent events inpolitical and environmental history, including the continuedaftermath of Katrina and the 2010 BP oil spill
Considers the interrelationship between Louisiana history andthat of the American South and the nation as a whole
Written in an engaging and accessible style complemented bymore than a hundred photographs and maps