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The Accidental City - a book by Powell, Lawrence N.

The Accidental City

Improvising New Orleans

The Accidental City( )
Author: Powell, Lawrence N.
ISBN:978-0-674-72590-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

America's most beguiling metropolis started out as a snake-infested, hurricane-battered swamp. Through intense imperial rivalries and ambitious settlers who risked their lives to succeed in colonial America, the site became a crossroads for the Atlantic world. Powell gives us the full sweep of the city's history from its founding through statehood.

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