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: 133
  • 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.

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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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