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Author Faber, Eberhard L., 1966- author.
Title Building the Land of Dreams : New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America / Eberhard L. Faber.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  F379.N557 F33 2016    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  F379.N557 F33 2016    AVAILABLE  
Author Faber, Eberhard L., 1966- author.
Subject New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Description xii, 441 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-423) and index.
Contents Introduction: the city and the nation -- Mississippi schemes: the making of a colonial elite, 1717-1803 -- New Orleans, 1803: infant city under the gaze of three empires -- The passion of Citizen Laussat: New Orleans is ceded from Spain to France to the United States -- Pathways to the Place d'Armes: the generation of 1804 -- Quel Triste Gouvernement: the early crisis of American rule, 1804 -- Liberty in Louisiana: accomplishments and compromises of American rule, 1804-1805 -- Creoles and Americans: compromises and accommodations, 1805-1807 -- A strong case of wanton oppression: Livingston, the corporation, the president, and the batture -- Creation of an un-American republic: rebellion, reaction, and the anxious road to statehood -- January 1815: "Louisiana is still american."
ISBN 9780691166896 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0691166897 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40025377341
OCLC # 907810937