New Orleans

New Orleans : The Making of an Urban Landscape

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In his now classic work of historical geography, published in 1976, Lewis traces the rise and expansion of New Orleans through four major historic periods. This revised and greatly expanded second edition brings that story up-to-date, illustrating how the city continues to overcome its site on the Mississippi Delta - "a fearsome place, difficult enough for building houses, lunacy for wharves and skyscrapers."

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 180.34 x 254 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • University of Virginia Press
  • CharlottesvilleUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 77 b&w illustrations
  • 1930066104
  • 9781930066106
  • 1,039,987

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Peirce Lewis's original "New Orleans" earned iconic status in georaphical writing on the American city. The appearance of a thoroughly reworked new edition is a devoutly welcome event.--Michael P. Conzen, University of Chicago

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About Peirce F. Lewis

Peirce F. Lewis, former President of the Association of American Geographers and Professor of Geography Emeritus at the Pennsylvania State University, has published widely on the American landscape.

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