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Author Dessens, Nathalie, 1963-
Title From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans : migration and influences / Nathalie Dessens ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.
Imprint Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2007]
©2007

Series Southern dissent
Southern dissent.
Subject Haitian Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 18th century.
Haitian Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Refugees -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Refugees -- Haiti -- History.
Haitians -- Migrations -- History.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Refugees.
Haiti -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-247) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813040110 (electronic bk.)
0813040116 (electronic bk.)
9780813030371
0813030374
9780813035673 (pbk.)
0813035678
9780813035673
OCLC # 758671118
Additional Format Print version: Dessens, Nathalie, 1963- From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans. Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007 9780813030371 (DLC) 2006022836 (OCoLC)70483425