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An Unnatural Metropolis

Wresting New Orleans from Nature

by Craig E. Colten

  • 159 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • History - U.S,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History: American,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Historical Geography,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev,
  • Human ecology,
  • Louisiana,
  • New Orleans Metropolitan Area,
  • Urban ecology,
  • Wetland ecology,
  • Engineering - Civil

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945949M
    ISBN 100807132004
    ISBN 109780807132005

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