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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...

  • Louisiana Legaciesby Janet Allured; Michael S. Martin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Showcasing the colorful, even raucous, political, social, and unique cultural qualities of Louisiana history, this new collection of essays features the finest and latest scholarship. Includes readings featuring  recent scholarship that expand on traditional historical accounts Includes material on every region of Louisiana Covers  a... 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...

  • Nine Livesby Dan Baum

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.82

    BONUS: This edition contains a Nine Lives  discussion guide. Nine Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of night unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurricane Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed it. Dan... 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...

  • French, Cajun, Creole, Houmaby Carl A. Brasseaux

    LSU Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    In recent years, ethnographers have recognized south Louisiana as home to perhaps the most complex rural society in North America. More than a dozen French-speaking immigrant groups have been identified there, Cajuns and white Creoles being the most famous. In this guide to the amazing social, cultural, and linguistic variation within Louisiana's French-speaking... more...