A River and Its City

A River and Its City

The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans

eBook - 2003
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This engaging environmental history explores the rise, fall, and rebirth of one of the nation's most important urban public landscapes, and more significantly, the role public spaces play in shaping people's relationships with the natural world. Ari Kelman focuses on the battles fought over New Orleans's waterfront, examining the link between a river and its city and tracking the conflict between public and private control of the river.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003
ISBN: 9781597348744
1597348740
9780585467870
0585467870
9780520936515
0520936515
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xiii, 283 pages) : illustrations, maps

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