Bienville's Dilemma: A Historical Geography of New Orleans
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Bienville's Dilemma

A Historical Geography of New Orleans

By Richard Campanella

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Format: Paperback, 429 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 November 2008
All New Orleans' glories, tragedies, contributions, and complexities can be traced back to the geographical dilemma Bienville confronted in 1718 when selecting the primary location of New Orleans. "Bienville's Dilemma" presents sixty-eight articles on the historical geography of New Orleans, covering the formation and foundation of the city, its urbanization and population, its "humanization" into a place of distinction, the manipulation of its environment, its devastation by Hurricane Katrina, and its ongoing recovery.
EAN: 9781887366854
ISBN: 1887366857
Publisher: University of Louisiana
Dimensions: 23.37 x 15.75 x 3.3 centimeters (0.93 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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