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Washed Away?: The Invisible Peoples of Louisiana's Wetlands
"For persons lacking an emotional attachment to the region, it is easy to see how South Louisiana's wetlands came to be labeled a "No Man's Land," a forgotten human landscape. However, a surprisingly large and ethnically diverse population has historically lived in this "wasteland," which boasted perhaps as many as 150,000 season inhabitants in the late 1930s. These reside ...more
Hardcover, 578 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by University of Louisiana
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I wish someone had done some heavy editing before this had been published. There are hundreds of typos, and the chapters could have been better organized. However, this was a very informative read and the pictures were fascinating. This book made me love my home state of Louisiana even more.