Creole New Orleans : race and Americanization / edited by Arnold R. Hirsch and Joseph Logsdon

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Subjects: Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans
African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1992
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xiii, 334 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. The French and African Founders
Introduction 3
1. Colonial New Orleans: A Fragment of the Eighteenth-Century French Ethos / Jerah Johnson 12
2. The Formation of Afro-Creole Culture / Gwendolyn Midlo Hall 58
Pt. II. The American Challenge
Introduction 91
3. The Foreign French / Paul F. LaChance 101
4. Creoles and Americans / Joseph G. Tregle, Jr. 131
Pt. III. Franco-Africans and African-Americans
Introduction 189
5. The Americanization of Black New Orleans, 1850-1900 / Joseph Logsdon, Caryn Cosse Bell 201
6. Simply a Matter of Black and White: The Transformation of Race and Politics in Twentieth-Century New Orleans / Arnold R. Hirsch 262
Contributors 321
Index 323
Additional Authors: Hirsch, Arnold R. (Arnold Richard), 1949-
Logsdon, Joseph
Notes: LCCN: 91038863
ISBN: 0807117080 (cloth : permanent paper)
ISBN: 0807117749 (pbk)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Colonial New Orleans : a fragment of the eighteenth-century French ethos / Jerah Johnson -- The formation of Afro-Creole culture / Gwendolyn Midlo Hall -- The foreign French / Paul F. Lachance -- Creoles and Americans / Joseph G. Tregle, Jr. -- The Americanization of Black New Orleans, 1850-1900 / Joseph Logsdon and Caryn Cossé Bell -- Simply a matter of Black and White : the transformation of race and politics in twentieth-century New Orleans / Arnold R. Hirsch
OCLC Number: 24671273
ISBN/ISSN: 0807117080
0807117749