Download e-book for kindle: Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country by Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould

By Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould

“Acadiana” summons up visions of a mythical and unique international of moss-draped cypress, cocoa-colored bayous, subtropical flora and fauna, and highly spiced indigenous food. The ancestral domestic of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty-two-parish zone of south Louisiana features a vast variety of individuals, areas, and occasions. of their ancient and pictorial journey of the zone, writer Carl A. Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould discover extensive this attention-grabbing 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 2 hundred colour photos of structure, landscapes, flora and fauna, and artifacts, Gould portrays the wealthy background nonetheless obvious within the zone, whereas Brasseaux’s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tale of cost and improvement within the quarter. Brasseaux brings the tale brand new, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.

From living-history points of interest corresponding to Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline nation Park to song venues, gala's, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and colourful lifestyle and provides a shiny portrait of a tradition that keeps to captivate, appeal, 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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