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  • Native Society and Disease in Colonial Ecuadorby Suzanne Austin Alchon

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 29.00

    A regional history of the Amerindians' biological experience under colonial rule. more...

  • Captain W. W. Withenbury's 1838-1842 "Red River Reminiscences"by Jacques D. Bagur

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 26.36

    A selection of letters written to the Cincinnati Commercial newspaper from 1870-1871 about steamboat travel on the Red River in 1838-1841. more...

  • The Louisiana Populist Movement, 1881-1900by Donna A. Barnes

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    The Populist movement of the late nineteenth century represents one of the largest third-party challenges in American history. Throughout the South widespread drops in crop prices led to agrarian revolt, which contributed to the movement's popularity. Yet, in the largely rural state of Louisiana, despite the political group's focus on empowering distressed... more...

  • Pachakutikby Marc Becker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 36.00

    This authoritative book provides a deeply informed overview of contemporary Indigenous movements in Ecuador. Leading scholar Marc Becker traces the growing influence of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) in the wake of a 1990 uprising, the launch of a new political movement called Pachakutik in 1995, and the election... more...

  • Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana, 1718--1868by Caryn Cossé Bell

    LSU Press 1997; US$ 22.95

    With the Federal occupation of New Orleans in 1862, Afro-Creole leaders in that city, along with their white allies, seized upon the ideals of the American and French Revolutions and images of revolutionary events in the French Caribbean and demanded Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité. Their republican idealism produced the postwar South's most progressive... more...

  • Black New Orleans, 1860-1880by John W. Blassingame

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Reissued for the first time in over thirty years, Black New Orleans explores the twenty-year period in which the city’s black population more than doubled. Meticulously researched and replete with archival illustrations from newspapers and rare periodicals, John W. Blassingame’s groundbreaking history offers a unique look at the economic and social... more...

  • French Colonial Louisiana and the Atlantic Worldby Bradley G. Bond

    LSU Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    French colonial Louisiana has failed to occupy a place in the historic consciousness of the United States, perhaps owing to its short duration (1699--1762) and its standing outside the dominant narrative of the British colonies in North America. This anthology seeks to locate early Louisiana in its proper place, bringing together a broad range of... more...

  • Walking New Orleansby Barri Bronston

    Wilderness Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    From neighborhoods such as Lakeview and Mid-City to landmarks including the Saenger Theater and Mercedes Benz Superdome, from its restaurants and music clubs to its parks and museums, the Big Easy has regained the title of one of the world’s most fascinating cities. In Walking New Orleans , lifelong resident and writer Barri Bronston shares the love... more...

  • Coastal Encountersby Richmond F. Brown

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2008; US$ 24.95

    Coastal Encounters opens a window onto the fascinating world of the eighteenth-century Gulf South. Stretching from Florida to Texas, the region witnessed the complex collision of European, African, and Native American peoples. The Gulf South offered an extraordinary stage for European rivalries to play out, allowed a Native-based frontier exchange... more...

  • Colonial Natchitochesby Helen Sophie Burton; F. Todd Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2008; US$ 80.00

    Strategically located at the western edge of the Atlantic World, the French post of Natchitoches thrived during the eighteenth century as a trade hub between the well-supplied settlers and the isolated Spaniards and Indians of Texas. Its critical economic and diplomatic role made it the most important community on the Louisiana-Texas frontier during... more...