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What Does American History Tell Us about Katrina and Vice Versa
Natural disasters invariably provoke a range of reactions. Bereavement mingles with an ger. The need to commemorate competes with the urge to blame. Boosterism gets a boost. No matter how deep theExpand
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The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
This is the story of a city that shouldn't exist. In the seventeenth century, what is now America's most beguiling metropolis was nothing more than a swamp: prone to flooding, infested with snakes,Expand
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Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972 (review)
Germany, but only one South (for us) that must be reformed by dealing honestly and humbly with our shared past. MacLean is less successful in her efforts to explain why the KKK, a southern fascistExpand
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Troubled Memory: Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana
This powerful work tells the story of Anne Skorecki Levy, the Holocaust survivor who transformed the horrors of her childhood into a passionate mission to defeat the political menace of reputedExpand
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When Hate Came to Town: New Orleans' Jews and George Lincoln Rockwell
L'A. etudie la vie de la communaute juive a la Nouvelle-Orleans apres la Seconde Guerre Mondiale. Il en ressort que cette communaute a du affronter une certaine hostilite que l'A. decrit precisement.Expand
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