Lawrence Powell

Lawrence N. Powell is professor of history at Tulane University, where he has taught since 1978. His
Lawrence N. Powell is professor of history at Tulane University, where he has taught since 1978. His specialties are the Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern history; Louisiana history and politics; and the Holocaust.
New Orleans of George Washington Cable: The 1887 Census Office Report By Lawrence N. Powell (Editor) Cover Image
By Lawrence N. Powell (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780807133194
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Published: LSU Press - June 1st, 2008

A pioneering local-color writer about Creole New Orleans and a public advocate for black equality in his native South during and after Reconstruction, George Washington Cable (1844--1925) depicted in his writing the clash between American newcomers and a quaint but proud French-speaking population in post--Louisiana Purchase New Orleans.