By Carl A. Brasseaux
"Acadiana" summons up visions of a mythical and unique global of moss-draped cypress, cocoa-colored bayous, subtropical natural world, and highly spiced indigenous food. The ancestral domestic of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty-two-parish zone of south Louisiana contains a large diversity of individuals, locations, and occasions. of their old and pictorial journey of the area, writer Carl A. Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould discover extensive this attention-grabbing and intricate 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 payment and improvement within the zone. Brasseaux brings the tale brand new, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.
From living-history sights comparable to Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline nation Park to track venues, gala's, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and colourful lifestyle and offers a brilliant 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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Acadiana: Louisiana's Historic Cajun Country by Carl A. Brasseaux