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作者 Wall, Bennett H
書名 Louisiana : A History
出版項 Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
©2014
國際標準書號 9781118619537 (electronic bk.)
9781118619292
book jacket
版本 6th ed
說明 1 online resource (552 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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附註 Intro -- Louisiana: A History -- Copyright -- Contents -- Map 1 Louisiana -- Map 2 The United States, with Louisiana highlighted -- Introduction -- Part One Light Townsend Cummins -- Chapter One Native Peoples and European Contact -- Perspectives on Colonial Louisiana History -- The Geography of Modern Louisiana -- The Earliest Inhabitants -- Late-Arriving Native Americans -- Native Americans Today in Louisiana -- Early Spanish Explorations -- The Expansion of French Canada -- Marquette and Joliet -- La Salle Claims Louisiana -- Chapter Two The Founding of French Louisiana -- Origins of French Colonization -- Iberville and Bienville -- The First Settlements -- Problems in Government -- The Crozat Proprietary -- The Natchitoches Settlement -- The End of Proprietary Government -- John Law's Louisiana -- The Founding of New Orleans -- Louisiana as a Company Colony -- Burst of the Mississippi Bubble -- Chapter Three Louisiana as a French Colony -- Bienville and La Chaise -- The Natchez War -- Bienville Becomes Governor -- Creation of Stable Government -- Slavery in Colonial Louisiana -- Religion in French Louisiana -- Education and the Arts -- Entertainment and Amusements -- The End of French Louisiana -- The Transition to Spanish Rule -- Chapter Four Spanish Louisiana -- Antonio de Ulloa -- The Insurrection of 1768 -- Alejandro O'Reilly -- Luis de Unzaga -- Bernardo de Gálvez in Louisiana -- Louisiana and the American Revolution -- The Campaigns of Bernardo de Gálvez -- Spanish West Florida -- Franco-Spanish Louisiana -- Chapter Five The Final Years of Colonial Louisiana -- Population and Immigration -- Colonial Economic Life and Labor -- Religion -- Art and Architecture -- The Anglo-American Influx -- Pinckney's Treaty -- The Retrocession of Louisiana -- The Louisiana Purchase -- Suggested Readings -- Part Two Judith Kelleher Schafer
Chapter Six The Territorial Period -- W.C.C. Claiborne -- Discontent in Territorial Louisiana -- The Spanish Borders -- Territorial Government -- The Burr Conspiracy -- Growth during the Territorial Period -- The West Florida Rebellion -- The Great Slave Revolt of 1811 -- Cultural Development during the Territorial Period -- Louisiana Becomes a State -- Chapter Seven The Political Development of Antebellum Louisiana -- The Claiborne Administration -- The New Orleans Campaign -- Early State Politics -- Whigs versus Democrats -- The Constitutions of 1845 and 1852 -- A New State Capital -- Decline of the Whigs -- The Proslavery Argument -- The Growth of Sectionalism -- The Politics of Secession -- Chapter Eight Life and Labor in Antebellum Louisiana -- Making a Sugar Crop -- Making a Cotton Crop -- Subsistence Farming -- Other Crops -- New Orleans -- Other Cities -- The Growth of Louisiana -- Transportation -- Religion -- Education -- Newspapers, Magazines, and the Arts -- Recreation -- Antebellum Food -- Free People of Color -- Louisiana Slaves at Work -- The Slave Trade -- The Care of Slaves -- The Health Care of Slaves -- Slave Religion -- The Slave Society -- Manumission -- The Discipline of Slaves -- Runaways -- Slave Recreation -- Epilogue -- Chapter Nine Civil War and Reconstruction in Louisiana -- Secession -- Preparing for War -- The Disasters of 1862 -- Year of Decision, 1863 -- 1864 and War's End -- The Damage of the Civil War -- Presidential Reconstruction -- Congressional (or "Radical") Reconstruction -- Social and Economic Developments during Reconstruction -- The End of Reconstruction in Louisiana -- Epilogue -- Suggested Readings -- Part Three Edward F. Haas -- Chapter Ten Uneasy Interlude, 1877-1892 -- Bourbon Rule -- The Bourbons and the Politics of Race -- Bourbon Power Centers -- The Rise and Fall of Francis Nicholls
The Constitutional Convention of 1879 -- The Period of Classical Bourbonism, 1881-1888 -- The Return of Francis Nicholls -- The Alliance Movement -- Chapter Eleven Bourbonism, Populism, and a Little Progressivism, 1892-1924 -- City Life -- Rural Life -- Populism -- The Fusion Ticket of 1896 -- Disfranchisement and Jim Crow -- The Heard and Blanchard Administrations, 1900-1908 -- The Planters and the Old Regulars -- "Good Government," 1912-1924 -- Chapter Twelve The Time of the Kingfish, 1924-1935 -- Chapter Thirteen The Struggle to Catch Up, 1877-1935 -- Education -- Health -- Highways and Bridges -- Culture and Entertainment -- Industry -- Remnants from the Past -- Suggested Readings -- Part Four Michael L. Kurtz -- Chapter Fourteen Corruption, Reform, and Reaction, 1936-1950 -- The Leche Administration, 1936-1939 -- The Scandals of 1939 -- The Triumph of the Reformers, 1940-1948 -- Governor Jimmie Davis, 1944-1948 -- New Orleans Politics, 1936-1950 -- Longism Returns: The Election of 1948 -- Governor Earl Long, 1948-1952 -- The Economy, 1936-1950 -- Education, 1936-1950 -- Natural and Human Resources -- Chapter Fifteen Reform and Race, 1950-1960 -- The Kennon Administration, 1952-1956 -- The Return of Earl Long, 1956-1960 -- The Race Issue -- The State Elections of 1959-1960 -- Economics, Society, and Culture, 1950-1960 -- Chapter Sixteen The Decline of Racism, 1960-1972 -- The New Orleans School Crisis, 1960-1961 -- The Davis Administration, 1960-1964 -- The McKeithen Administration, 1964-1972 -- Society, Economy, and Culture, 1960-1972 -- Hurricane Betsy -- Conclusion -- Chapter Seventeen The Era of Edwin Edwards, 1972-1987 -- The Edwards Administrations, 1972-1980 -- African Americans and Politics -- The Republican Resurgence -- The Treen Administration, 1979-1983 -- The Return of Edwin Edwards, 1983-1987
Society, Economics, and Culture, 1972-1987 -- Conclusion -- Chapter Eighteen Louisiana at the End of the Century, 1987-2000 -- The Political Revolution of 1987 -- The Roemer Administration, 1987-1991 -- The Rise and Fall of David Duke -- The Fourth Edwards Administration, 1991-1996 -- Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler -- The 1995 Gubernatorial Election -- New Inroads in Politics -- Contemporary Society, Economics, and Culture -- Problems of the 1990s -- Political Developments, 1995-2001 -- Social, Cultural, and Economic Trends, 1995-2001 -- Edwards Convicted -- Environmental Concerns -- Chapter Nineteen Louisiana in the New Millennium -- The Storm -- The Aftermath -- The Long Road Home -- Recent Political Developments -- Social, Cultural, and Economic Trends, 2001-2013 -- Environmental Issues -- Suggested Readings -- Appendix I -- European Rulers with Relation to Louisiana during the Colonial and Territorial Periods -- Military Commandants and Governors of Louisiana -- Appendix II -- A Selective Chronology of Louisiana History -- Index
Covering the lively, even raucous, history of Louisiana from before First Contact through the Elections of 2012, this sixth edition of the classic Louisiana history survey provides an engaging and comprehensive narrative of what is arguably America's most colorful state. Since the appearance of the first edition of this classic text in 1984, Louisiana: A History has remained the best-loved and most highly regarded college-level survey of Louisiana on the market Compiled by some of the foremost experts in the field of Louisiana history who combine their own research with recent historical discoveries Includes complete coverage of the most recent events in political and environmental history, including the continued aftermath of Katrina and the 2010 BP oil spill Considers the interrelationship between Louisiana history and that of the American South and the nation as a whole Written in an engaging and accessible style complemented by more than a hundred photographs and maps
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Wall, Bennett H. Louisiana : A History Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2014 9781118619292
主題 Louisiana -- History
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Alt Author Rodrigue, John C
Cummins, Light Townsend
Schafer, Judith Kelleher
Haas, Edward F
Kurtz, Michael L
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