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By Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould

ISBN-10: 0807137235

ISBN-13: 9780807137239

“Acadiana” summons up visions of a mythical and unique global of moss-draped cypress, cocoa-colored bayous, subtropical natural world, and highly spiced indigenous delicacies. The ancestral domestic of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty-two-parish sector of south Louisiana features a extensive variety of individuals, areas, and occasions. of their old and pictorial travel of the zone, writer Carl A. Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould discover intensive this interesting and complicated world.

As passionate documentarians of all issues Cajun and Creole, Brasseaux and Gould delve into the topography, tradition, and economic system of Acadiana.

In 200 colour images of structure, landscapes, natural world, and artifacts, Gould portrays the wealthy heritage nonetheless noticeable within the region, whereas Brasseaux’s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tale of cost and improvement within the zone. Brasseaux brings the tale brand new, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.

From living-history sights equivalent to Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline country Park to tune venues, fairs, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and colourful lifestyle and offers a shiny portrait of a tradition that keeps to captivate, allure, and endure.

For all those that are looking to discover those humans and this position, Brasseaux and Gould have supplied an insightful written and visible history.

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