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  • A History of French Louisianaby Marcel Giraud; Joseph C. Lambert

    LSU Press 1974; US$ 49.95

    Marcel Giraud has long been acknowledged as the leading European scholar in the filed of the history and development of colonial French Louisiana. Now the long-awaited English translation of Volume One of his Histoire de la Louisiana Française makes the results of his meticulous research readily available. Professor Giraud explores all phases of... more...

  • A History of French Louisianaby Marcel Giraud; Brian Pearce

    LSU Press 1991; US$ 49.95

    The first four volumes of Marcel Giraud's History of French Louisiana, published in France between 1951 and 1974, represent the most exhaustive and authoritative scholarly study of France's establishment in the lower Mississippi Valley. In this fifth and final volume of Giraud's magnum opus, published in the United States for the first time ain a... more...

  • A History of French Louisianaby Marcel Giraud; Brian Pearce

    LSU Press 1993; US$ 49.95

    The death of Louis XIV in 1715 and the accession of his more progressive younger brother as Regent of France might have brought some hopeful changes to Louisiana, France's tiny, struggling outpost on the Gulf of Mexico. However, the continuation of the debilitating regime of the merchant Antoine Crozat and the extreme impoverishment of the French... more...

  • Bourbon Streetby Richard Campanella

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 25.00

    New Orleans is a city of many storied streets, but only one conjures up as much unbridled passion as it does fervent hatred, simultaneously polarizing the public while drawing millions of visitors a year. A fascinating investigation into the mile-long urban space that is Bourbon Street, Richard Campanella's comprehensive cultural history spans from... more...

  • Pachakutik and the Rise and Decline of the Ecuadorian Indigenous Movementby Kenneth J. Mijeski; Scott H. Beck

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 22.99

    The mobilization of militant indigenous politics is one of the most important stories in Latin American studies today. In this critical work, Kenneth J. Mijeski and Scott H. Beck examine the rise and decline of Ecuador?s leading indigenous party, Pachakutik, as it tried to transform the state into a participative democracy. Using in-depth interviews... more...

  • Das Phänomen der coup cultureby Dominik Schieder

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 70.58

    Im Dezember 2006 rückte der pazifische Inselstaat Fidschi durch den vierten politischen Umsturz innerhalb von zwei Jahrzehnten zum wiederholten Male in den Fokus der Weltöffentlichkeit. Trotz der Bestrebungen des Militärs, das politische Schicksal des Landes zum Positiven zu wenden, wird fünf Jahre nach dem Coup d?État deutlich, dass die anhaltende... more...

  • Snapshot Americanaby Jeff Musillo

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

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  • Indians, Oil, and Politicsby Allen Gerlach

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99

    'It is indispensable that Ecuador has peace, but to have peace you need freedom and to have freedom you need justice. And the Indian population needs justice.'-President Gustavo Noboa, January 23, 2000 For five centuries, the Indians had very little voice in Ecuador. Now they are major protagonists who seek more acceptable terms in which to coexist... more...

  • Louisiana Haunted Fortsby Elaine Coleman

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2005; US$ 17.99

    Although there are numerous books about Louisiana, little information about the forts are included and none combines the forts with ghost stories. Louisiana has five distinct regions, and all have historic forts, ranging from French rule to Spanish, Confederate, Federal, and even Privateer. Each unique story is heightened by ghostly legends. The state... more...

  • Insiders' Guide® to Baton Rougeby Cynthia Campbell

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2010; US$ 15.99

    A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Baton Rouge is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to the Louisiana's capital city. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of Baton Rouge and its surrounding environs. more...