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Deliverance

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

in The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

With the trial of François Fénelon resolved in Rome, Louis-Antoine de Noailles, Archbishop of Paris, decides to end Guyon's imprisonment. He contacts Guyon's children, and they request her release. ... More


The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Robert W. Hastings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

A vital and volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains three major bodies of water—Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain, and Maurepas. These make ... More


Introduction

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the history and geography of the lakes of Pontchartrain, consisting of Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Borgne (and Lake St. Catherine), and Lake ... More


. The Riverine and Lacustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0022
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes freshwater tributaries and freshwater lakes and ponds in the Pontchartrain basin. The major freshwater tributaries to the Lake Pontchartrain system include the Blind River, the ... More


Postscript: Success?

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0024
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter assesses efforts to restore the Pontchartrain basin. Groups such as by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, the Sierra Club, and the Gulf Restoration Network which have fought to ... More


. Environmental Recovery and Restoration

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0013
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses efforts to clean up the Pontchartrain basin. In 1989, State Senator John Hainkel sponsored legislation creating the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. The goal was to restore ... More


Academic Mathematics in France before 1699: The Administrative Turn at the Académie Royale des Sciences

J.B. Shank

in Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 completes Part I's assessment of the culture of French academic mathematics begun in Chapter 2. It focuses on the institutional and social developments that turned the Académie Royale des ... More


. Formation and Geology of the Pontchartrain Basin

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the formation and geology of the Pontchartrain basin. The geomorphic history of the Pontchartrain basin began about 5,000 years ago with its separation from the Gulf of Mexico ... More


. Initial European Exploration

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the late 1600s, three European powers—the British, French, and Spanish—were vying for control of eastern North America. Although there was considerable interaction and competition, and at times ... More


. European Colonization, Occupation, and Conflict

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the colonization and occupation of the Pontchartrain basin by the French, Spanish, and British, as well as the conflict between the Spanish and British. Before 1810 Lake ... More


. Civil War

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses events involving the Pontchartrain basin during the Civil War. Lake Pontchartrain and New Orleans were controlled by Union forces for most of the war. The most significant ... More


. Post-War Development

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the development of the Pontchartrain basin after the Civil War. Topics covered include the renewed popularity of the lakeshore at Milneburg, Spanish Fort, and West End, as well ... More


. The Twentieth Century: Rapid Population Growth and Urban Expansion

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses population growth and urbanization along the Pontchartrain basin in the twentieth century. Topics covered include the construction of vacation camps which became a major source ... More


Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane Protection, 1970–1990

Craig E. Colten

in Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732382
eISBN:
9781604733457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732382.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Corps of Engineers began planning for the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Project after Congress approved the project in 1965. Initial activities focused on the “barrier plan,” which included ... More


Charles A. Darensbourg

Charles A. Darensbourg

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0019
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the story of Katrina survivor Charles A. Darensbourg. Katrina destroyed the house and neighborhood that Charles and his wife occupied together for half a century. Their home was ... More


. Loss of Natural Habitats and Biodiversity

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the loss of habitats and biodiversity on the Pontchartrain basin. Topics covered include the impact of land clearing and urban development; cypress logging and canal dredging; ... More


. Water Quality Degradation

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0012
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the deterioration of water quality on the Pontchartrain basin. The major sources of pollutants into Lake Pontchartrain are urban stormwater drainage, discharges of domestic ... More


. Water Chemistry

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0016
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes some of the more significant chemical components of waters within Lake Pontchartrain. These include salinity, dissolved oxygen, carbon, calcium, silicon, sulfur, nitrogen and ... More


. The Estuarine Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0018
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes the estuarine communities in the three lakes of the Pontchartrain estuary. It covers the organisms in the open-water estuarine community (phytoplankton, zooplankton, nekton, ... More


. The Palustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0021
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes cypress-tupelo swamps and adjacent bottomland hardwood forests in the Pontchartrain basin. The major vegetation type of the Pontchartrain basin forested wetlands is bald ... More


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