New Orleans After the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society
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BeschreibungIn the 1960s and 1970s, New Orleans experienced one of the greatest transformations in its history. This book looks back at that era to explore how a few thousand locals tried to bring the Great Society to Dixie. It offers a detailed portrait of the complex city that developed after its last epic reconstruction.
PortraitKent Germany, a Louisiana native and former resident of New Orleans, is an assistant professor and deputy director of the Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs. He is coeditor of two books about Lyndon Johnson and the 1960s: The Kennedy Assassination and the Transfer of Power and Toward the Great Society.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF GEORGIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 460 Seiten