Acadian to Cajun: Transformation of a People, 1803-1877

Accordion Dreams : A Journey into Cajun and Creole Music

Ain't There No More: Louisiana's Disappearing Coastal Plain

The Amazing Crawfish Boat

Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives

Beyond Control: The Mississippi River's New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico

Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press

Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration

Cajun and Creole Folktales

Cajun and Creole Music Makers: Musiciens cadiens et créoles

Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Cajun Country

Cajun Foodways

Cajun Mardi Gras Masks

Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: A Young Reader's History

The Cajuns: Americanization of a People

Called to Heal the Brokenhearted: Stories from Kairos Prison Ministry International

Canoeing Louisiana

Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America

Chenier Plain

Chita: A Memory of Last Island

Christmas Stories from Louisiana

City of Remembering: A History of Genealogy in New Orleans

Clarence John Laughlin: Prophet without Honor

Confronting Modernity: Art and Society in Louisiana

Conversations with Ernest Gaines

Conversations with Richard Ford

Conversations with Tennessee Williams

Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

The Crab Lover's Book: Recipes & More

The Crawfish Book

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Dictionary of Louisiana French: As Spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian Communities

Down on the Batture

Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape

Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Faulkner: A Biography

Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist, a Memoir

Flight Risk: Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy

Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson

Fragile Grounds: Louisiana's Endangered Cemeteries

French Quarter Manual: An Architectural Guide to New Orleans's Vieux Carré

The French Quarter of New Orleans

The Garden District of New Orleans

Getting Off at Elysian Fields: Obituaries from the New Orleans "Times-Picayune"

The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir

Haitian Vodou Flags

Hard Scrabble to Hallelujah, Volume 1: Bayou Terrebonne: Legacies of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Haunted Places in the American South

The House That Sugarcane Built: The Louisiana Burguières

Hydrocarbon Hucksters: Lessons from Louisiana on Oil, Politics, and Environmental Justice

In the Southern Wild Photographs

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn

It Happened by Design: The Life and Work of Arthur Q. Davis

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Last Barriers: Photographs of Wilderness in the Gulf Islands National Seashore

Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

Les Cadiens et leurs ancêtres acadiens: l'histoire racontée aux jeunes

Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Lost Plantation: The Rise and Fall of Seven Oaks


Louisiana Cookery

Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Louisiana Dayride: Fifty-two Short Trips from New Orleans

Louisiana Fiddlers

Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers

Louisiana Rambles: Exploring America's Cajun and Creole Heartland

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

Lucky Dogs: From Bourbon Street to Beijing and Beyond

Madame Vieux Carré: The French Quarter in the Twentieth Century

Mayor Victor H. Schiro: New Orleans in Transition, 1961-1970

Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

New Orleans con Sabor Latino: The History and Passion of Latino Cooking

New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories

The New Orleans Garden: Gardening in the Gulf South

New Orleans Memories: One Writer's City

New Orleans Remix

New Orleans Sketches

Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Out of the Shadow of Leprosy: The Carville Letters and Stories of the Landry Family

Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

Red Stick Men: Stories

Rolland Golden: Life, Love, and Art in the French Quarter

Russell Long: A Life in Politics

Sacred Light: Holy Places in Louisiana

Saving Louisiana? The Battle for Coastal Wetlands

A Season of Night: New Orleans Life after Katrina

Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Secrets of a New Orleans Chef: Recipes from Tom Cowman's Cookbook

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shadows and Cypress: Southern Ghost Stories

Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Gulf of Mexico: A Field Guide

Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Skin Deep

The South and the Caribbean

Southern Cooking to Remember

Southern Shade: A Plant Selection Guide

Southern Sun: A Plant Selection Guide

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Squint: My Journey with Leprosy

Still Following Percy

Stories from the Haunted South

The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City

Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues

Swamp Rat: The Story of Dixie's Nutria Invasion

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Talking New Orleans Music: Crescent City Musicians Talk about Their Lives, Their Music, and Their City

Teche: A History of Louisiana's Most Famous Bayou

Tennessee Williams and the South

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America's Third Coast

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America's Third Coast

Tough-as-Nails: Flowers for the South

A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Trumpet Records: Diamonds on Farish Street

Une Belle Maison: The Lombard Plantation House in New Orleans's Bywater

A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

Until You Are Dead, Dead, Dead: The Hanging of Albert Edwin Batson

Unveiling Kate Chopin

Unveiling The Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans

Vodou Things: The Art of Pierrot Barra and Marie Cassaise

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

Waking Up to War: The Shock of Pearl Harbor

Win the Race or Die Trying: Uncle Earl's Last Hurrah

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Working the Field: Accounts from French Louisiana

The Writing Life

You Are Where You Eat: Stories and Recipes from the Neighborhoods of New Orleans

Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play


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