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By Carl A. Brasseaux,Philip Gould

“Acadiana” summons up visions of a mythical and unique global of moss-draped cypress, cocoa-colored bayous, subtropical natural world, and highly spiced indigenous delicacies. The ancestral domestic of Cajuns and Creoles, this twenty-two-parish quarter of south Louisiana incorporates a extensive diversity of individuals, locations, and occasions. of their ancient and pictorial journey of the sector, writer Carl A. Brasseaux and photographer Philip Gould discover intensive this interesting and complicated 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 images of structure, landscapes, flora and fauna, and artifacts, Gould portrays the wealthy heritage nonetheless obvious within the zone, whereas Brasseaux’s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tale of cost and improvement within the area. Brasseaux brings the tale brand new, recounting devastating hurricanes and coastal degradation.

From living-history points of interest resembling Vermilionville, the Acadian Village, and Longfellow-Evangeline country Park to song venues, gala's, and crawfish boils, Acadiana depicts a resilient and colourful lifestyle and provides a bright portrait of a tradition that keeps to captivate, appeal, 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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