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An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature
An Unnatural Metropolis Wresting New Orleans from Nature
Author: Craig E. Colten
Strategically situated at the gateway to the Mississippi River yet standing atop a former swamp, New Orleans was from the first what geographer Peirce Lewis called an "impossible but inevitable city." How New Orleans came to be, taking shape between the mutual and often contradictory forces of nature and urban development, is the subject of An ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780807132005
ISBN-10: 0807132004
Publication Date: 9/2006
Pages: 245
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Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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