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By William Boelhower

The thematic undertaking ‘New Orleans within the Atlantic international’ used to be deliberate instantly after typhoon Katrina and makes a speciality of what meteorologists have continually recognized: the city’s id and future belong to the wider Caribbean and Atlantic worlds as probably no different American urban does. Balanced precariously among land and sea, the city’s geohistory has continuously interwoven different cultures, languages, peoples, and economies. in basic terms with the increase of the recent Atlantic stories matrix, even though, have students been capable of totally have fun with this advanced background from a multi-disciplinary, multilingual and multi-scaled perspectivism. during this publication, historians, geographers, anthropologists, and cultural experiences students deliver to mild the atlanticist vocation of latest Orleans, and in doing so that they additionally aid to outline the recent box of Atlantic reviews.

This publication was once released as a unique factor of Atlantic Studies.

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