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New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape [Paperback]

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Item description for New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape by Peirce F. Lewis...

The second edition of Peirce Lewis' classic book on the legendary city, its social and natural geography.

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Pages   200
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.5" Width: 7.25" Height: 10.25"
Weight:   1.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2003
Publisher   University Press of Virginia
ISBN  1930066104  
ISBN13  9781930066106  

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Peirce F. Lewis was born in 1927.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > State & Local - By State > Louisiana
2Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > State & Local
3Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Gardening & Horticulture > Landscape
4Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Human Geography
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > General
6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Landscape
7Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Reference
8Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Urban & Land Use Planning
9Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Earth Sciences > Geography
10Books > Subjects > Travel > United States > States > Louisiana > New Orleans

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New Orleans-Making An Urban Landscape  Sep 21, 2005
New Orleans is an "inevitable city on an impossible
site" is what Pierce Lewis said in his book Making Of An Urban Landscape.

I would add to that "an inevitable party on an impossible site by illicite and illogical people.'

Most of what is there now was not there prior to WWII. The early settlers (1699) understood the land and built appropriately.

If anyone is to blame it is the French! But it is a most wonderful book about the growth and development of a wonderful city.


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