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Exiles at home

Shirley Elizabeth Thompson

Exiles at home

the struggle to become American in Creole New Orleans

by Shirley Elizabeth Thompson

  • 120 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

  • Creoles -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History,
  • Creoles -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions,
  • Creoles -- Race identity -- Louisiana -- New Orleans,
  • Racially mixed people -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History,
  • Racially mixed people -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions,
  • Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- Louisiana -- New Orleans,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementShirley Elizabeth Thompson.
    LC ClassificationsF379.N59 C878 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16900304M
    ISBN 109780674023512
    LC Control Number2008023696

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