Lecture 3

Lecture 3 - 1803-1865 – Antebellum period of American...

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Lecture 3 – In the low ground: geography and identity in New Orleans Blackboard Today: 1) Consider New Orleans in terms of site and situation 2) Historical geography of New Orleans (1718-1865; 1865-1945; 1945- present) 3) Evaluate in terms of Ari Kelman’s article Site and situation Site - southeastern Louisiana wetlands 1
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Historical development of New Orleans 1718-1803 – Colonial Spanish and French sovereignty
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Unformatted text preview: 1803-1865 – Antebellum period of American sovereignty Slave trade Sugar Also, we got funding for an additional 25% GSI. I’ve hired Ben Ramage from ES Cotton Social and cultural mixing Infrastructure development 2 1865-1945 Economy Jim Crow segregation Infrastructure development 1927 Mississippi River flood 1945-2005 Economy 3 Infrastructure Spatial segregation Enclaves Kelman argument 4...
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