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Product Description: Throughout Louisiana's colonial and postcolonial periods, there evolved a highly specialized vocabulary for describing the region's buildings, people, and cultural landscapes. This creolized language -- a unique combination of localisms and words borrowed from French, Spanish, English, Indian, and Caribbean sources -- developed to suit the multiethnic needs of settlers, planters, explorers, builders, surveyors, and government officials...read more

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9780807127643 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, August 30, 2004, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Throughout Louisiana's colonial and postcolonial periods, there evolved a highly specialized vocabulary for describing the region's buildings, people, and cultural landscapes.

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Product Description: French priest Joseph M. Paret (1807-1872) served in the missions of Louisiana from 1847 to 1869 as pastor of the Little Red Church, located upstream from New Orleans on the east bank of the Mississippi River. During his somewhat lonely tenure, Paret sketched landscapes, architecture, and interiors, capturing everyday life in prosperous St...read more
By H. Parrott Bacot (introduced by), Marcel Boyer, Jay Dearborn Edwards and Suzanne Turner (introduced by)

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9780938909033 | Bilingual edition (Louisiana State Univ Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: French priest Joseph M.

Describes Cajun history, social institutions, architecture, food, music, and games

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9780878054671 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, June 1, 1991, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes Cajun history, social institutions, architecture, food, music, and games

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