Louisiana in the Age of Jackson

Louisiana in the Age of Jackson

A Clash of Cultures and Personalities

Book - 1999
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Paints a picture of Louisiana as it responded to the upheaval of Jacksonian democracy in the 1820s and 1830s. Describes rival factions among the French and "newcomer" populations and among urban and rural dwellers, and describes the complicated race relations among Creoles, Cajuns, Americans, and blacks. Demonstrates how class tensions, ethnic and cultural concerns, and personality politics intermingled to shape public life and create a unique political pattern with a dualistic system for local and national political action. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1999.
ISBN: 9780807122921
0807122920
Branch Call Number: La 976.305 Tre
Characteristics: xii, 369 p. : 24 cm.

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