Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-247) and index.
The Saint-Domingue epic -- Louisiana, land of welcome -- The refugee community -- Influencing Louisiana's economic pattern -- A new social era? -- The refugees' politics : from visibility to influence -- A still unfathomed cultural legacy : refugees in Creole New Orleans.
Examines the legacy of approximately 15,000 Saint-Domingue refugees--whites, slaves, and free people of color--who settled in Louisiana between 1791 and 1815.
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