Historical Atlas of Louisiana

Price: $24.95

This comprehensive, up-to-date atlas, with dozens of maps in color, summarizes the geography, history, and economics of Louisiana's uniquely Southern milieu, from ancient day to the present. This book highlights Louisiana's physical environment and natural resources, aboriginal setting and Native American tribes, European contacts and settlement, political development, population and urbanization, transportation, agriculture, industry and commerce, and cultural growth. Each of the 99 pages of maps is accompanied by an essay describing and summarizing important geographic features or historical events.  The atlas also includes a full-length introduction, a gazetteer, references, and an index. Clear, precise, and informative!  by Charles Robert Goins and John Michael Caldwell.