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Selected Bibliography on Louisiana Culture

  • Arthur, Stanley Clisby, Old New Orleans, a history of the Vieux carre, its ancient and historical buildings (Harmanson, 1966).
  • East, Charles, A walking tour of historic Baton Rouge (Committee for the Preservation of the Port Hudson Battlefield, 1963).
  • Gilbert, Janice Dee, Louisiana plantation architecture (Vance Bibliographies, 1980).
  • Gleason, David K., Baton Rouge : photographs and text (LSU Press, 1991).

    Gleason's beautiful photographs highlight the historic buildings and lush landscape of Louisiana's capital city.

  • Gleason, David K., Over New Orleans : aerial photographs (LSU Press, 1985).
  • Gould, Philip, Louisiana's capitols : the power and the beauty (Galerie Press, 1995). Text by Lawrence N. Powell.
  • Louisiana. Dept. of Commerce and Industry, Louisiana plantation homes (The Department? 1966).
  • McNabb, Donald and Lee Madere, A History of New Orleans
  • The Pelican guide to plantation homes of Louisiana (Pelican Press, 1971). Numerous reprints and updates.
  • Sanders, Isabel and Cindy Schoenberger, The historic Garden District : an illustrated guide and walking tour (Voulez-Vous Press, 1988)
  • Seebold, Herman Boehm de Bachelle, Old Louisiana plantation homes and family trees (Pelican Press, 1971).
  • Sternberg, Mary Ann, Along the River Road: Past and Present on Louisiana's Historic Byway (LSU Press, 1996)

    This paperback serves as both guidebook and historical introduction to the magnificent plantations found along Louisiana's River Road, the highway that parallels the Mississippi River.

  • Turnbull, Martha Barrow, The sixty year garden diary of Martha Turnbull, mistress of Rosedown Plantation, 1836 to 1896 : the legendary gardens of Rosedown as viewed through the words of their creator (Rosedown Plantation and Historic Gardens, 1996).

    Rosedown Plantation's acres of roses and camellias are just one of the attractions of this classic home. The house features French and Italian antiques. Outbuildings of note include a doctor's office.

  • Vals-Denuziere, Jacqueline P., The homes of the planters (Claitors Publishing, 1984).

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