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." . . first history of Louisiana which merits this name." -Marc de Villiers du Terrage, author of Les Dernieres Annees de la Louisiane Francaise Francois Xavier Martin's The History of Louisiana is considered to be the first written history of the state. It expands upon Louisiana's rise to statehood, beginning with the discovery of America and culminating in the War of 18." . . first history of Louisiana which merits this name." -Marc de Villiers du Terrage, author of Les Dernieres Annees de la Louisiane Francaise Francois Xavier Martin's The History of Louisiana is considered to be the first written history of the state. It expands upon Louisiana's rise to statehood, beginning with the discovery of America and culminating in the War of 1812. Martin wrote the book as a way to preserve Louisiana's history and culture for future generations. This edition provides a complete index, an introduction by Professor Robert C. Reinders, and a biography of the author by Judge W. W. Howe. The History of Louisiana traces the original expulsion of the French, the subsequent Spanish rule, the influences of the French Napoleonic code on the English rule, and the repercussions of the Louisiana Purchase. It provides information on the internal and external struggles that Louisiana encountered as a territory and their effects on the shape of the state's culture. Martin navigates Louisiana written law and provides an explanation of the rules and regulations that were implemented....

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ISBN : 9781565545366
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 469 Pages
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