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Louisiana and Its Population: The Historical Background

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter sketches Louisiana history, with emphasis on New Orleans, from the first European explorations to the late nineteenth century. It also provides a survey of the early New ... More


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Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gulf Coast history did not begin with Hurricane Katrina, nor does it end with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. This chapter explores the timelines of the two events and gives an introductory ... More


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