Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country by Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould
By Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould
As passionate documentarians of all issues Cajun and Creole, Brasseaux and Gould delve into the topography, tradition, and economic climate of Acadiana.
In 2 hundred colour pictures of structure, landscapes, flora and fauna, and artifacts, Gould portrays the wealthy background nonetheless noticeable within the region, whereas Brasseaux’s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tale of cost and improvement within the sector. Brasseaux brings the tale modern, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.
From living-history sights similar to Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline country Park to track venues, fairs, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and colourful lifestyle and provides a bright portrait of a tradition that maintains to captivate, attraction, 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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