New Orleans: A Guided Tour Through History (Historical Tours)

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From French Quarter to St. Charles Avenue and its cable cars, from the Garden District to the city's cemeteries with their iconic above-ground tombs, this book takes travelers to New Orleans as never before, providing a fascinating chronological history and walking tours of the city from its earliest days up to modern times. A separate tour covers every fifty years of history, pointing out key figures as well as regular citizens who made the city what it is today.

Timeline Books

These one-of-a-kind guides allow readers to move through time as never before, bringing them face to face with the people and events behind some of America's most important historical landmarks and locations. No other guidebooks draw so much on the first-hand accounts of those involved in the historic events that transpired in the areas covered―making readers feel as if they are experiencing living history. Each book features:

* Two popout® maps―a historical map showing the area as it once was; and a modern map marking every stop on the tour and place mentioned in the text.

* Additional color maps and up to 40-60 photos, both historical and modern

* An introduction by an expert that sets the area in historical context

* A timeline showing key historical events

* A detailed walking tour of the present-day site, interspersed with first-hand accounts interspersed in the text or included as sidebars

* Concise and colorful biographies of key historical figures

* Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby

Also available in the series:

Antietam (978-0-7627-5328-4; 9/2009)

Arlington National Cemetery (978-0-7627-5329-1; 9/2009)

Fredericksburg (978-0-7627-5330-7; 1/2010)

Gettysburg (978-0-7627-5331-4; 9/2009)

Vicksburg (978-0-7627-5332-1; 1/2010)

Washington, D.C. (978-0-7627-5333-8; 9/2009)

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Move through time as never before with this one-of-a-kind guide, which brings you face to face with the people and events that have shaped New Orleans. From the French Quarter to the Garden District’s St. Charles Avenue streetcar and the city’s famed above-ground cemeteries, this book tells the story of the Big Easy through the centuries to modern times. 
 
 ·  Two PopOuts—an historic map up front and a contemporary map in the back
 ·  An introduction that sets New Orleans in historical context
 ·  A timeline that adds context to the history described
 ·  Concise biographies of key figures
 ·  An historical walking tour
 ·  Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby
 ·  Archival and color photos throughout
Timeline: Touring History Where it HappenedBooks in this series take you on fascinating tours of some of America’s most important historical landmarks and locations.
Also available: Antietam · Gettysburg · Washington, D.C. · Vicksburg ·  Fredericksburg · The Freedom Trail · New York Immigrant Experience

About the Author:

Randi Minetor is the author of three other Timeline Books, including Gettysburg, New York Immigrant Experience, and Washington, D.C., and of fifteen books for FalconGuides® (an imprint of Globe Pequot Press).

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