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Author Kelman, Ari, 1968-
Title A river and its city : the nature of landscape in New Orleans : with a new preface / Ari Kelman
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006
book jacket
 Modern History Library  307.7609 K29    AVAILABLE    30550100412863
Descript xxiii, 283 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Originally published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2003
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-272) and index
Prologue : nature's highway to market -- A batture laid out for the particular use of the public -- Human genius, organed with machinery -- The necropolis of the South -- Triumphs in the cause of advancement and progress -- An act of God -- Epilogue : the simple needs of automobiles
Subject Urban ecology -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Human ecology -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Mississippi River -- History
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