Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Today's reading

Once again we are going to look at the French roots of New Orleans, particularly as the relate to broad social and cultural questions.

We should be able to answer (in conjunction with last Thursday's lecture) why New Orleans took such a "French character," particularly that of 18th Century France, and how that character in conjunction with its "situation" forged an enduring element of the city's reputation.

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