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Transforming New Orleans and its environs

centuries of change

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • New Orleans Region.,
  • New Orleans Region
    • Subjects:
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region,
    • Human ecology -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCraig E. Colten, editor.
      ContributionsColten, Craig E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF504.L8 T73 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777313M
      ISBN 100822941341, 082295740X
      LC Control Number00011648

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      New Orleans fell to Union forces in , early in the conflict, and the number of sugar plantations dropped from a high of about 1, to fewer than in the space of a few years. Transforming New Orleans and Its Environs By Craig E. Colten Published on Human settlement of the Lower Mississippi River Valley—especially in New Orleans, the region's largest metropolis—has produced profound and dramatic en.

      Boundary Issues: Clarifying New Orleans's Murky Edges, by Ari Kelman. At first there were just tiny ridges flanking the river, barely perceptible piles of Big Muddy’s mud. Then, over millennia, they grew as the Mississippi River deposited layers of soil during flood seasons. It happened like this: Before the advent of modern flood control technologies, when the swollen river spread from its.   So from the first, New Orleans had a strained relationship with its environs, which seemed at once to guarantee and to cloud its future.3 Geographers sum up this tension as a disparity between “site” (the particular land a city occupies) and “situation” (a more abstract measure of a metropolitan area's advantages relative to other places).Cited by: 5.


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