Bibliography: Urban Studies

Team: Edward Hatfield (Lead), Leslie M. Harris, Catherine Michna
Version: July 2011

This bibliography will collect primary and secondary materials that examine life in New Orleans from an urban perspective. In order to make the bibliography most helpful to visitors, we have limited the entries herein to works that employ “urbanism” as a category of analysis; publications that are merely set in or deal with New Orleans have been omitted. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to urban development, cultural production that address questions of the urban environment, public culture, municipal politics and government, the built environment, architectural history, public space and suburbanization. Because they are too numerous to cover comprehensively, newspaper and magazine articles will not be included. In addition, we have also added sub-categories, which collect works that explore topics that we expect may be of particular interest to many visitors.

Sub-categories are currently available for the following topics:

Airriess, Christopher A. “Creating Vietnamese landscapes and place in New Orleans.” In Geographical Identities of Ethnic America : Race, Space, and Place. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2002.  

Allen, Barbara. Reconstituting the Vanished: The Baroness Pontalba and the Shaping of Urban New Orleans. Lafayette, La: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1996.  

“Alma Young Collection,” n.d. http://library.uno.edu/specialcollections/inventories/286.htm.

Anderson, R. Bentley. Black, White, and Catholic: New Orleans Interracialism, 1947-1956. Vanderbilt University Press, 2008.  

Armstrong, Louis. Satchmo. Da Capo Press, 1986.  

Arnesen, Eric. Waterfront Workers of New Orleans: Race, Class, and Politics, 1863-1923. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.  

Asbury, Herbert. The French Quarter: An Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld. Basic Books, 2003.  

Baker, Liva. The Second Battle of New Orleans: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools. PerfectBound, 1996.  

Barclay, Lee, and Christopher Porche West. New Orleans: What Can’t Be Lost. Lafayette: University of Louisiana Press, 2010.  

Baum, Dan. Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans. 1st ed. Spiegel & Grau, 2009.  

Baumbach, Richard O., and William E. Borah. The Second Battle of New Orleans: A History of the Vieux Carre Riverfront Expressway Controversy. Univ of Alabama Pr (Tx), 1980.  

Bell, Caryn Cosse. Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana, 1718-1868. Louisiana State University Press, 2004.  

Bennett, James B. Religion and the Rise of Jim Crow in New Orleans. Princeton University Press, 2005.  

Beurkle, Jack V. & Danny Barker. Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman. Oxford University Press, 1974.  

Biles, Roger. “Political Leadership in a Southern City: New Orleans in the Progressive Era, 1896-1902..” Journal of Urban History 17, no. 3 (1991): 309-315.  

Birch, Eugenie L., and Susan M. Wachter. Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina. Illustrated edition. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.  

Blackwelder, Julia Kirk. “WOMEN IN THE WORK FORCE: ATLANTA, NEW ORLEANS, AND SAN ANTONIO, 1930 TO 1940..” Journal of Urban History 4, no. 3 (1978): 331-358.  

Blassingame, John W. Black New Orleans, 1860-1880. Phoenix ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976.  

Bolding, Gary A. “New Orleans Commerce: The Establishment of the Permanent World Trade Mart.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association 8, no. 4 (Autumn 1967): 351-361.  

BondGraham, Darwin. “The New Orleans that Race Built: Racism, Disaster, and Urban Spatial Relationships..” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture & Society 9, no. 1 (January 2007): 4-18.  

Breunlin, Rachel, Abram Himelstein, and Bethany Rogers. Cornerstones: Celebrating the Everyday Monuments & Gathering Places of New Orleans. UNO Press, 2009.  

Breunlin, Rachel, and Helen A. Regis. “Putting the Ninth Ward on the Map: Race, Place, and Transformation in Desire, New Orleans.” American Anthropologist 108, no. 4 (December 2006): 744-764.  

Brinkley, Douglas. The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. New York: Morrow, 2006.  

Brookings Institution, and Tulane University. The Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Policy Conference. [n.p, 1965.  

Brooks, Jane S., and Alma H. Young. “Revitalising the Central Business District in the Face of Decline: The Case of New Orleans, 1973-1993.” The Town Planning Review 64, no. 3 (July 1993): 251-271.  

Brothers, Thomas. Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans. W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.  

Bryan, Violet Harrington. The Myth of New Orleans in Literature: Dialogues of Race and Gender. University of Tennessee Press, 1993.  

Building After Katrina: Visions for the Gulf Coast. 1st ed. Urgent matters v. 2. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia School of Architecture, 2007.  

Bullard, Robert D. In Search of the New South: The Black Urban Experience in the 1970s and 1980s. First Edition. University Alabama Press, 1991.  

Bullard, Robert D., and Beverly Wright. Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. 1st ed. Westview Press, 2009.  

Bullard, Robert D., and Beverly H. Wright. “Black New Orleans: Before and After Hurricane Katrina.” In The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Power, and Politics, 173-197. Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.  

Buras, Kristen, Jim Randels, and Kalamu ya Salaam. Pedagogy, Policy, and the Privatized City: Stories of Dispossession and Defiance from New Orleans. New York: Columbia Teachers College Press, 2010.  

Burns, Mick. Keeping the Beat on the Street: The New Orleans Brass Band Renaissance. Louisiana State University Press, 2008.  

Busquets, Joan. New Orleans: Strategies for a City in Soft Land. Cambridge: Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 2005.  

Cable, George Washington. The Grandissimes, 1880.  

Camp, Jordan. “’We Know This Place’: Neoliberal Racial Regimes and the Katrina Circumstance.” American Quarterly 61, no. 3 (Fall 2009): 693-718.  

Campanella, Richard. Bienville’s Dilemma: A Historical Geography of New Orleans. Lafayette, LA: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008.  

———. Geographies of New Orleans: Urban Fabrics Before the Storm. Center For Louisiana Studies, 2006.  

———. New Orleans Then and Now. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co, 1999.  

———. Time and Place in New Orleans: Past Geographies in the Present Day. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co, 2002.  

Campanella, Thomas J. “Recovering New Orleans.” In Planetizen Contemporary Debates in Urban PLanning, 110-116. Island Press, 2007.  

Cassimere, Raphael. African Americans in New Orleans Before the Civil War. College of Urban and Public Affairs, University of New Orleans, 1995.  

Chase, John Churchill. Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children: And Other Streets of New Orleans. Pelican Publishing Company, 2001.  

Cheung, Floyd D. “”Les Cenelles” and Quadroon Balls: “Hidden Transcripts” of Resistance and Domination in New Orleans, 1803-1845.” The Southern Literary Journal 29, no. 2 (Spring 1997): 5-16.  

Christian, Marcus. “I Am New Orleans.” Literary Journal/archive, 6, 2008. http://www.nathanielturner.com/iamneworleans.htm.

City Adrift: New Orleans Before and After Katrina. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007.  

Clark, Emily. Masterless Mistresses the New Orleans Ursulines and the Development of a New World Society. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2007. Table of contents only http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip073/2006033612.html.  

Cohn, Nik. Triksta: Life and Death and New Orleans Rap. Vintage, 2007.  

Cole, Catherine (Mrs. Martha R. Field), Illustrated by Drawings. The Story of the Old French Market, New Orleans. New Orleans Coffee Company, Ltd, 1916. http://ia310831.us.archive.org/3/items/storyofoldfrench00field/storyofoldfrench00field.pdf.  

Colten, Craig E. Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.  

Colten, Craig E. Transforming New Orleans and its environs. Univ of Pittsburgh Press, 2000.  

Crutcher, Michael. “Historical Geographies of Race in a New Orleans Afro-Creole Landscape.” In Landscape and Race in the United States, edited by Richard H. Schein, 23-38. New York: Routledge, 2006.  

Curtis and Davis Architects and Planners, Regional Planning Commission, Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard and St. Tammany Parishes, and Louisiana. New Orleans Region Transportation Study: Draft Final Report, June, 1977. New Orleans: Curtis and Davis, 1977.  

Dawdy, Shannon Lee. Building the Devil’s Empire: French Colonial New Orleans. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.  

Dent, Tom. Magnolia Street. New Orleans: Tom Dent, 1976.  

———. “Tom Dent Speaks,” n.d. http://www.nathanielturner.com/tomdentspeaks.htm.

Department of Installation. “Map of the city of New Orleans showing location of exposition grounds and all approaches thereto by land and water / the World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition,” 1885. American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection. American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/u?/agdm,50.

Dessens, Nathalie. From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans: Migration and Influences. 1st ed. University Press of Florida, 2007.  

Din, Gilbert C., and John E. Harkins. The New Orleans Cabildo: Colonial Louisiana’s First City Government 1769-1803. Library of Southern civilization. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996.  

DuPont, Robert L. “NEW ORLEANS: THE CASE FOR URBAN EXCEPTIONALISM..” Journal of Urban History 30, no. 6 (2004): 881-893.  

Duque G. Luis H. Urban Revitalization Plan for Algiers Point, New Orleans, 1984.  

Dutch Dialogues: New Orleans–Netherlands: Common Challenges in Urbanized Deltas. Amsterdam: SUN, 2009.  

Dyson, Michael Eric. Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster. New York: Basic Civitas, 2006.  

Eckstein, Barbara J. Sustaining New Orleans: Literature, Local Memory, and the Fate of a City. New York: Routledge, 2006.  

Eggers, Dave. Zeitoun. First Edition, First Printing. McSweeney’s, 2009.  

Elie, Lolis Eric, (Producer) Faulknor, Lucie., Serendipity Films, Independent Television Service., and California Newsreel (Firm). Faubourg Tremé the Untold Story of Black New Orleans / Logsdon, Dawn. (Director); (Producer). [San Francisco, Calif.]: California Newsreel, 2008.

Ellis, Scott S. Madame Vieux Carré: The French Quarter in the Twentieth Century. Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2010.  

Everett, Donald. “Emigres and Militiamen: Free Persons of Color in New Orleans.” Journal of Negro History 38, no. 4 (October): 377-402.  

Fabre, Michel. “The New Orleans Press and French-Language Literature by Creoles of Color.” In Multilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature, edited by Werner Sollors. NYU Press, 1998.  

Fairall, Herbert S. The World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, 1884-1885. Republican Publishing Co., 1885. http://books.google.com/books?id=XvsNAAAAYAAJ&dq=World%27s+Industrial+and+Cotton+Centennial+Exposition&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=AHB4QjY5gQ&sig=AEB7nOWxav7YmG8CIab79ukOXFY&hl=en&ei=UGauSs3pNaeltgfHxcijCA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9#v=onepage&q=&f=false.  

Falk, William W., Matthew O. Hunt, and Larry L. Hunt. “HURRICANE KATRINA AND NEW ORLEANIANS’ SENSE OF PLACE: Return and Reconstitution or ?.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 3, no. 01 (2006): 115-128.  

Felger, Mark C. Riverfront Development in New Orleans, 1985.  

Fischer, Roger A. “Racial Segregation in Ante Bellum New Orleans.” The American Historical Review 74, no. 3 (February 1969): 926-937.  

Flaherty, Jordan. Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six. Chicago: Haymarket, 2010.  

Folse, Mark, and Sam Jasper. Howling in the Wires: An Anthology of Writing from Postdiluviam New Orleans. New Orleans: Gallatin & Toulouse Press, 2010.  

Frey, William, Audrey Singer, and David Park. “Resettling New Orleans: The First Full Picture from the Census.” Brookings Institution, n.d. http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2007/07katrinafreysinger.aspx.

Frink, Sandra Margaret. “Spectacles of the Street: Performance, Power, and Public Space in Antebellum New Orleans (Louisiana).” Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2004.  

Frymer, Paul, Dara Z. Strolovitch, and Dorian T. Warren. “New Orleans Is Not The Exception: Re-Politicizing the Study of Racial Inequality.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 3, no. 01 (2006): 37-57.  

Germany, Kent B. New Orleans After the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the
Search for the Great Society
. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007.  

Gilderbloom, John Ingram. Invisible City: Poverty, Housing, and New Urbanism. 1st ed. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2008.  

Gill, James. Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans. University Press of Mississippi, 1997.  

Goldberg, David Theo. “Deva-stating Disasters: Race in the Shadow(s) of New Orleans.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 3, no. 01 (2006): 83-95.  

Gotham, Kevin Fox. Authentic New Orleans: Tourism, Culture, and Race in the Big Easy. NYU Press, 2007.  

Grusky, David B., and Emily Ryo. “DID KATRINA RECALIBRATE ATTITUDES TOWARD POVERTY AND INEQUALITY?: A Test of the Hypothesis.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 3, no. 01 (2006): 59-82.  

Haas, Edward F. DeLesseps S. Morrison and the Image of Reform: New Orleans Politics, 1946-1961. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974.  

———. Political Leadership in a Southern City: New Orleans in the Progressive Era, 1896-1902. The McGinty monograph series. Ruston, La: McGinty Publications, 1988.  

Haas, Edward F. “The Expedient of Race: Victor H. Schiro, Scott Wilson, and the New Orleans Mayoralty Campaign of 1962.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association 42, no. 1 (Winter 2001): 5-29.  

Haas, Edward Francis. Response to Compromise; the New Orleans Press and the Crisis and Compromise of 1850, 1967.  

Hair, William Ivy. Carnival of Fury: Robert Charles and the New Orleans Race Riot of 1900. Updated. Louisiana State University Press, 2008.  

Hanger, Kimberly S. “’Almost All Have Callings’: Free Blacks at Work in Spanish New Orleans.” Colonial Latin American Review 3, no. 2 (n.d.): 141-164.  

———. Bounded Lives, Bounded Places: Free Black Society in Colonial New Orleans, 1769–1803. Duke University Press, 1997.  

———. “Landlords, Shopkeepers, Farmers, and Slave-owners : Free Black female Property-holders in Colonial New Orleans.” In Beyond Bondage: Free Women of Color in the Americas, edited by David Barry Gaspar. University of Illinois Press, 2004.  

———. “Patronage, Property and Persistence: The Emergence of a Free Black Elite in Spanish New Orleans.” Slavery & Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies 17, no. 1 (n.d.): 44-64.  

Harter, Carl L. Metropolitan New Orleans Urban Affairs Bibliography. New Orleans, La: Urban Studies Center, Tulane University, 1969.  

Hartman, Chester, and Gregory D. Squires. There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class, and Hurricane Katrina. 1st ed. Routledge, 2006.  

Haskins, James. The Creoles of Color of New Orleans. (New York): Crowell, 1975. http://openlibrary.org/b/OL5051148M/Creoles_of_color_of_New_Orleans.  

Hersch, Charles B. Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans. University of Chicago Press, 2009.  

Hinton, James E. Pollard, and DoorKnobFilms. The Black Indians of New Orleans Martinez, Maurice M. [Wilmington, N.C.]: DoorKnobFilms, 1976.

Hirsch, Arnold R. Dutch Morial: Old Creole in the New South. New Orleans: College of Urban & Public Affairs, University of New Orleans, 1990.  

Hirsch, Arnold R. “(Almost) A Closer Walk with Thee: Historical Reflections on New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina.” Journal of Urban History 35, no. 5 (July 1, 2009): 614-626.  

———. “Race and Renewal in the Cold War South: New Orleans, 1947-1968.” In The American Planning Tradition: Culture and Policy. Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press.  

Hirsch, Arnold R., and Joseph Logsdon. Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Louisiana State University Press, 1992.  

Hogue, James Keith. Uncivil War: Five New Orleans Street Battles And the Rise And Fall of Radical Reconstruction. Louisiana State University Press, 2006.  

Hollandsworth, James G. An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866. Baton Rouge [La.]: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.  

Howell, Elmo. “William Faulkner’s New Orleans.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association 7, no. 3 (Summer 1966): 229-239.  

Inger, Morton, and Center for Urban Education. Politics and Reality in an American City; the New Orleans School Crisis of 1960. [New York: Center for Urban Education, 1969.  

Ingersoll, Thomas N. “Free Blacks in a Slave Society: New Orleans, 1718-1812.” William and Mary Quarterly 48, no. 2 (n.d.): 173-200.  

———. Mammon and Manon in Early New Orleans: The First Slave Society in the Deep South, 1718-1819. 1st ed. University of Tennessee Press, 1998.  

Jackson, Joy J, Louisiana Historical Association, and University of Southwestern Louisiana. New Orleans in the Gilded Age: Politics and Urban Progress, 1880-1896. 2nd ed. Baton Rouge, La.?: Louisiana Historical Association in cooperation with the Center for Louisiana Studies of the University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1997.  

Johnson, Jerah. Congo Square in New Orleans. Louisiana Landmarks Society, 1995.  

———. “Jim Crow Laws of the 1890s and the Origins of New Orleans Jazz: Correction of an Error.” Popular Music 19, no. 2 (April 2000): 243-251.  

———. “New Orleans’s Congo Square: An Urban Setting for Early Afro-American Culture Formation.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association 32, no. 2 (Spring 1991): 117-157.  

“Katrina Research Project on Equity,” n.d. http://katrinaresearch.org/.

Kelman, Ari. A River and Its City: The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.  

Kendall, John Smith. History of New Orleans. Chicago and New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1922. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Louisiana/New_Orleans/_Texts/KENHNO/home.html.  

King, Grace Elizabeth. New Orleans; the place and the people, Macmillan and co., 1896.  

Kinser, Samuel. Carnival, American Style: Mardi Gras at New Orleans and Mobile. University Of Chicago Press, 1990.  

Koenig, Karl. Jazz Map of New Orleans. Covington, LA (1627 S. Van Buren, Covington 70433): Basin Street Press, 1991.  

Kolb, Carolyn G. Exceptional Incidents: The Black Panthers in New Orleans, 1970-1971. New Orleans, Louisiana: Urban History Seminar / University of New Orleans, 1995.  

La Violette, Forrest Emmanuel. Negro Housing in New Orleans, 1957.  

Lachance, Paul. “The Limits of Privilege: Where Free Persons of Colour Stood in the Hierarchy of Wealth in Antebellum New Orleans.” In Against the Odds: Free Blacks in the Slave Societies of the Americas, edited by Jane Landers, 65-84. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 1996.  

Lacoste, Elaine. Street Names & Picayune Histories of New Orleans. Ho’olauna Hawaii, 1997.  

Lee, Spike. When the Levees Broke – A Requiem In Four Acts. DVD. HBO Home Video, 2006.

Leeson, Peter, and Russell Sobel. “Race, Politics, and Punishment: Democratic Failure in the New Orleans Mayoral Election,” n.d. http://www.mercatus.org/PublicationDetails.aspx?id=17400.

Leslie, Jennifer R, Tulane University, and Tulane University. “Rebuilding Equitably for Women: A Feminist Urban Case-Study of New Orleans,” 2008.

Lessin, Tia, (Producer), Louverture Films (Firm), and Elsewhere Films (Firm). Trouble the Water Deal, Carl. ; (Producer); (Director), 2009.

Lewis, Pierce F. New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape. Third edition. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007.  

Lipsitz, George. “Mardi Gras Indians: Carnival and Counter-Narrative in Black New Orleans.” Cultural Critique, no. 10. Issue Title: Popular Narrative, Popular Images (Autumn 1988): 99-121.  

Literary New Orleans in the Modern World. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1998.  

Liu, Baodong. Race Rules: Electoral Politics in New Orleans, 1965-2006. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2007.  

———. “Whites as a Minority and the New Biracial Coalition in New Orleans and Memphis.” PS: Political Science & Politics 39 (2006): 69-76.  

Lofgren, Charles A. The Plessy Case: A Legal-Historical Interpretation. Oxford University Press, USA, 1988.  

Logan, John R. Population Displacement and Post-Katrina Politics: The New Orleans Mayoral Race, 2006. Report, 2006. http://www.s4.brown.edu/KATRINA/report2.pdf.

———. The Impact of Katrina: Race and Class in Storm-Damaged Neighborhoods, n.d. http://www2.s4.brown.edu/KATRINA/report.pdf.

Long, Alecia P. The Great Southern Babylon: Sex, Race, and Respectability in New Orleans, 1865-1920. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.  

Lowe, Jeffrey S., and Todd C. Shaw. “After Katrina: Racial Regimes and Human Development Barriers in the Gulf Coast Region.” American Quarterly 61, no. 3 (2009): 803-827.  

Luft, Rachel E. “Beyond Disaster Exceptionalism: Social Movement Developments in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.” American Quarterly 61, no. 3 (2009): 499-527.  

Marquis, Donald M. In Search of Buddy Bolden: First Man of Jazz. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.  

McKinney, Louise. New Orleans: A Cultural History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.  

Medley, Keith Weldon. We As Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson. Pelican Publishing Company, 2003.  

Michel, John George. The 1984 New Orleans World Exposition and the Plight of Cities, 1982.  

Michna, Catherine. “Stories at the Center: Story Circles, Educational Organizing, and the Fate of Neighborhood Public Schools in New Orleans.” American Quarterly 61, no. 3 (2009).  

Michna, Catherine. “A New New Urbanism for a New New Orleans.” American Quarterly 58, no. 4 (2006): 1207-1216.  

Molina, Mike. The Second Line, 2007.  

Moore, Leonard N. Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.  

Murder-C. Death Around the Corner. Vibe Street Lit, 2007.  

Murray, Richard, and Arnold Vedlitz. “Racial Voting Patterns in the South: An Analysis of Major Elections from 1960 to 1977 in Five Cities.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 439. Issue Title: Urban Black Politics (September 1978): 29-39.  

Needham, Maurice d’Arlan. Negro Orleanian: Status and Stake in a City’s Economy and Housing. New Orleans: Tulane Publications, 1962. http://openlibrary.org/b/OL5868387M/Negro_Orleanian_status_and_stake_in_a_city%27s_economy_and_housing.  

Neufeld, Josh. A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge. Pantheon, 2009.  

New Orleans (La.). Metropolitan New Orleans Urban Affairs Bibliography. New Orleans: The Council, 1975.  

———. Neighborhood Profiles. New Orleans: The Office, 1978.  

New Orleans Social Welfare Planning Council, and Research Dept. Progress and Challenge, 1969.  

New Orleans Systematic Transportation Analysis Research Project. [S.l: s.n, 1971.  

Nova. NOVA – Hurricane Katrina: The Storm That Drowned a City. DVD. WGBH Boston, 2006.

Ochs, Stephen J. A Black Patriot and a White Priest: Andre Cailloux and Claude Paschal Maistre in Civil War New Orleans. Illustrated edition. Louisiana State University Press, 2000.  

Pagan, Nicole. “Denaturalizing Disaster: Teaching Comparatively on New Orleans and Detroit.” Radical Teacher 87 (2010): 28-36.  

Palmer, Robert. Tale of Two Cities: Memphis Rock, New Orleans Roll. Inst for Studies in Amer Music, 1979.  

Parade of Krewe of Rex, New Orleans, Amateur film: February 25, 1941, n.d. http://www.archive.org/details/Paradeof1941.

Patterson, Sunni. “We Know This Place.” American Quarterly 61, no. 3 (Fall 2009): 719-722.  

Penner, D’Ann R., and Keith C. Ferdinand. Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.  

Piazza, Tom. City of Refuge. Harper Collins, 2008.  

Planetizen Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning. Washington: Island Press, 2007.  

Powell, Lawrence. “Lyle Saxon and the WPA Guide to New Orleans.” Southern Spaces, no. 29 (n.d.). http://www.southernspaces.org/contents/2009/powell/1a.htm.  

Rankin, David C. “The Forgotten People: Free People of Color in New Orleans, 1850-1870.” Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1976.  

———. “The Impact of of the Civil War on the Free Colored Community of New Orleans.” Perspectives in American History 11 (to 1978 1977): 379-416.  

———. “The Politics of Caste: Free Colored Leadership in New Orleans during the Civil War.” In Louisiana’s Black Heritage, edited by Robert R. MacDonald, John R. Kemp, and Edward F. Haas, 107-146. New Orleans: Louisiana State Museum, 1979.  

Regis, Helen A. “Blackness and the Politics of Memory in the New Orleans Second Line.” American Ethnologist 28, no. 4 (November 2001): 752-777.  

———. “Second Lines, Minstrelsy, and the Contested Landscapes of New Orleans Afro-Creole Festivals.” Cultural Anthropology 14, no. 4 (November 1999): 472-504.  

Reissman, Leonard, Tulane University, Urban Studies Center, and New Orleans (La.), City Planning Commission. Housing Discrimination in New Orleans. Tulane Urban Studies Center, Tulane University, 1970.  

Roach, Joseph. Cities of the Dead. Columbia University Press, 1996.  

Rogers, Kim. Righteous Lives: Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement. NYU Press, 1995.  

Rohrer, John. The Eighth Generation: Cultures and Personalities of New Orleans Negroes. Harper, 1960.  

Rose, Chris. 1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina. Simon & Schuster, 2007.  

Rosenberg, Daniel. New Orleans Dockworkers: Race, Labor, and Unionism, 1892-1923. Albany: State University of NY Press, 1988.  

Rousey, Dennis C. “’HIBERNIAN LEATHERHEADS’: IRISH COPS IN NEW ORLEANS, 1830-1880..” Journal of Urban History 10, no. 1 (1983): 61-84.  

Rowell, Charles H., and Carol. Bebelle. “Carol Bebelle.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1209-1214.  

Rowell, Charles H., and Leah Chase. “Leah Chase.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1227-1229.  

Rowell, Charles H., and Gwendolyn Midlo Hall. “Gwendolyn Midlo Hall.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1049-1055.  

Rowell, Charles H., and Keith Weldon Medley. “Keith Weldon Medley.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1038-1048.  

Rudwick, Elliott. “Carnival of Fury: Robert Charles and the New Orleans Race Riot of 1900..” Journal of Urban History 4, no. 2 (1978): 239-246.  

Salaam, Kalamu. Our Music is No Accident, 1987.  

Salaam, Kalamu ya. “Danny Barker, Danny Banjo.” Xavier Review 1.1 (n.d.): 162-164.  

———. “from “I don’t want to live anywhere where they are killing me”.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1347.  

———. “Guarding the Flame of Life,” n.d. http://www.nathanielturner.com/guardingtheflameoflife.htm.

———. My Story, My Song. AFO Records, n.d.

———. “Second Line/Cutting the Body Loose.” In What We Must See, 21-28. New York: Mead, 1971.  

———. “Spirits in the Dark: Post-Katrina New Orleans.” Callaloo 29, no. 4 (2006): 1348-1349.  

———. The Blues Merchant Songs for Blkfolk. New Orleans, LA: BLKARTSOUTH, 1969.  

Saloy, Mona Lisa. Red Beans And Ricely Yours: Poems. Truman State University Press, 2005.  

Schafer, Judith Kelleher. Becoming Free, Remaining Free: Manumission and Enslavement in New Orleans, 1846-1862. Louisiana State University Press, 2003.  

———. Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans. Louisiana State University Press, 2009.  

Schafer, Judith Kelleher, and George F. Reinecke. New Orleans As It Was: Episodes of Louisiana Life. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.  

Séligny, Michel, and Frans C. Amelinckx. Homme libre de couleur de la Nouvelle-Orléans. Presses Université Laval, 1998.  

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