Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country

Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Acadiana summons up visions of a legendary and exotic world of moss draped cypress cocoa colored bayous subtropical wildlife and spicy indigenous cuisine The ancestral home of Cajuns and Creoles t

  • Title: Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country
  • Author: Carl A. Brasseaux Philip Gould
  • ISBN: 9780807137239
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Acadiana summons up visions of a legendary and exotic world of moss draped cypress, cocoa colored bayous, subtropical wildlife, and spicy indigenous cuisine The ancestral home of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty two parish area of south Louisiana encompasses a broad range of people, places, and events In their historical and pictorial tour of the region, author Carl A Acadiana summons up visions of a legendary and exotic world of moss draped cypress, cocoa colored bayous, subtropical wildlife, and spicy indigenous cuisine The ancestral home of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty two parish area of south Louisiana encompasses a broad range of people, places, and events In their historical and pictorial tour of the region, author Carl A Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould explore in depth this fascinating and complex world.As passionate documentarians of all things Cajun and Creole, Brasseaux and Gould delve into the topography, culture, and economy of Acadiana.In two hundred color photographs of architecture, landscapes, wildlife, and artifacts, Gould portrays the rich history still visible in the area, while Brasseaux s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth and nineteenth century story of settlement and development in the region Brasseaux brings the story up to date, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.From living history attractions such as Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow Evangeline State Park to music venues, festivals, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and vibrant way of life and presents a vivid portrait of a culture that continues to captivate, charm, and endure.For all those who want to explore these people and this place, Brasseaux and Gould have provided an insightful written and visual history.

    Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Carl A This item Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Set up a giveaway Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page of Start over Page of This shopping feature will continue to load items In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Louisiana Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country explores in word and text the history of this remarkable region in south Louisiana Photographs by Philip give a timeless sense of place showcasing historic buildings, pristine landscapes, cemeteries and iconography. Download Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country by Carl A Brasseaux Acadiana summons up visions of a legendary and exotic world of moss draped cypress, cocoa colored bayous, subtropical wildlife, and spicy indigenous cuisine. Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country Carl A A native of Acadiana, Carl A Brasseaux is the author of than thirty books on French North America In June , he retired as director of the Center for Louisiana Studies, director of the Center for Cultural and Eco Tourism, director of the Press, professor of history, and managing editor of Louisiana History all at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. LSU Press Books Acadiana Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country by Carl A Brasseaux The ancestral home of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty two parish area of south Louisiana encompasses a broad range of people, places, and events In their historical and pictorial tour of the region, author Carl A Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould explore in depth this Acadiana Historical To those who live along coastal Louisiana, the story is a familiar one a story of piracy and treasure The pirate is popularized by the idea that he is the source of buried treasure along the Louisiana coast and within the Louisiana bayous In Acadiana s St John parish, Julia Brown was a Hoodoo priestesses lived in a very small town Louisiana Historic Properties PETER W PATOUT Louisiana Historic Properties for Sale listed by historic property specialist Peter Patout Here Peter highlights Acadiana and Southeastern regional Louisiana properties Peter is a Realtor with Talbot Historic Properties and is licensed in Louisiana and Preservation Alliance of Lafayette Preserving The Preservation Alliance of Lafayette is a nonprofit organization Its purpose Promote strong historic preservation values Serve as an advocate for the preservation of local historic properties Promote the culture and history of Acadiana Serve as a resource center for historic preservation History of Acadiana Lafayette, LA History Of Acadiana The term Acadiana, a kay dee anna has come to signify all that is great about south Louisiana It encompasses the joie de vivre so well known in Cajun Creole Country, the work hard and play hard attitude exhibited by the people who live here, and the love of the land settled generations ago by our ancestors. List of National Historic Landmarks in Louisiana This is a complete list of National Historic Landmarks in Louisiana, The United States National Historic Landmark program is a program of the National Park Service, and recognizes structures, districts, objects, and similar resources according to a list of criteria of national significance.

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    1. Acadiana is a wonderful historical and cultural portrait of an area of the United States few people are overly familiar with. The book captures the area perfectly, especially through Brasseaux's writing. Though Gould's photography was often beautiful and haunting, not to mention what originally drew me to the book, the cover to be exact, it was Brasseaux's writing which held my attention. I read this in two sittings, front to back, completely wrapped up in the history of the area. It is obvious [...]

    2. What a fabulous book filled with gorgeous photographs and wonderful descriptions! There is an introduction at the beginning to set the stage for the world of the Acadians of Southern Louisiana. Each chapter describes a different Acadian Louisiana region. Photos abound of the landscape both natural and man made. Beautiful antebellum mansions, typical Cajun homes, and remnants of slave cabins populate this extraordinary landscape. There is an interesting photo of the remains of St. Luke Baptist Ch [...]

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