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The Resource Building the devil's empire : French colonial New Orleans, Shannon Lee Dawdy, (electronic resource)

Building the devil's empire : French colonial New Orleans, Shannon Lee Dawdy, (electronic resource)

Label
Building the devil's empire : French colonial New Orleans
Title
Building the devil's empire
Title remainder
French colonial New Orleans
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Lee Dawdy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Two years ago, the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina inspired emotional elegies to the long and colorful history of New Orleans. But until now, the story of French New Orleans has remained largely untold. Building the Devil's Empire is the first comprehensive history of the city's early years, tracing the town's development from its origins in 1718 as an imperial experiment in urban planning through its revolt against Spanish rule in 1768. Shannon Lee Dawdy's picaresque account of New Orleans's wild youth features a cast of strong-willed captives, thin-skinned nobles, sharp-tongued wome
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dawdy, Shannon Lee
Dewey number
976.3/3502
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • French
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Ethnology
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • City planning
  • Louisiana
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • French
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Ethnology
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • City planning
  • Louisiana
Label
Building the devil's empire : French colonial New Orleans, Shannon Lee Dawdy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-306) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"A veritable Babylon" : enlightenment and disorder -- La ville sauvage : nature and urban planning -- A backwater entrepôt -- La renommée : from colonial experiment to Creole society -- Tensions of power : law, discipline, and violence -- Conclusion : revolt and rogue colonialism
Control code
ocn304576637
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 320 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226138435
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, plans (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304576637
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Building the devil's empire : French colonial New Orleans, Shannon Lee Dawdy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-306) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"A veritable Babylon" : enlightenment and disorder -- La ville sauvage : nature and urban planning -- A backwater entrepôt -- La renommée : from colonial experiment to Creole society -- Tensions of power : law, discipline, and violence -- Conclusion : revolt and rogue colonialism
Control code
ocn304576637
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 320 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226138435
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, plans (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304576637
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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