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Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans - Mary Lou Widmer, Joan Garvey, Kathy Spiess
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A brief history for New Orleans' greatest admirers. This concise history of the Crescent City contains chapters covering the Mississippi River, the city's founding, European rule, and more, updated with expanded jazz and African American sections. It is a must for every library and home, and for... show more
A brief history for New Orleans' greatest admirers. This concise history of the Crescent City contains chapters covering the Mississippi River, the city's founding, European rule, and more, updated with expanded jazz and African American sections. It is a must for every library and home, and for those who love New Orleans and its rich history.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781455617425 (1455617423)
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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2.0 Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans
This is a book that doesn't quite know what it wants to be: there are notes in it as if it is academic, but it's not a particular rigorous read nor does it take any point of view. It begins as a historical and chronological narrative but shifts gears midstream and turns to a topical approach that q...
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