Thursday, January 24, 2008

Thru the Eyes of Katrina

The Journal of American History has a special issue out called "Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue?"

It has 20 Katrina related articles all of which can be read online.

Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue? An Introduction
by Clarence L. Mohr and Lawrence N. Powell, pp. 693–694

Boundary Issues: Clarifying New Orleans’s Murky Edges
by Ari Kelman, pp. 695–703

An Ethnic Geography of New Orleans
by Richard Campanella, pp. 704–715

New Orleans Architecture: Building Renewal
by Karen Kingsley, pp. 716–725

The Atlantic World and the Road to Plessy v. Ferguson
by Rebecca J. Scott, pp. 726–733

The Political Construction of a Natural Disaster: The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1853
by Henry M. McKiven Jr., pp. 734–742

The Politics of Poverty and History: Racial Inequality and the Long Prelude to Katrina
by Kent B. Germany, pp. 743–751

Fade to Black: Hurricane Katrina and the Disappearance of Creole New Orleans
by Arnold R. Hirsch, pp. 752–761

Water in Sacred Places: Rebuilding New Orleans Black Churches as Sites of Community Empowerment
by Donald E. DeVore, pp. 762–769

Resilient History and the Rebuilding of a Community: The Vietnamese American Community in New Orleans East
by Karen J. Leong, Christopher A. Airriess, Wei Li, Angela Chia-Chen Chen, and Verna M. Keith, pp. 770–779

The Post-Katrina, Semiseparate World of Gender Politics
by Pamela Tyler, pp. 780–788

Carnival and Katrina
by Reid Mitchell, pp. 789–794

Poverty Is the New Prostitution: Race, Poverty, and Public Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans
by Alecia P. Long, pp. 795–803

The Disneyfication of New Orleans: The French Quarter as Facade in a Divided City
by J. Mark Souther, pp. 804–811

“They’re Tryin’ to Wash Us Away”: New Orleans Musicians Surviving Katrina
by Bruce Boyd Raeburn, pp. 812–819

Reflections of an Authentic Jazz Life in Pre-Katrina New Orleans
by Michael G. White, pp. 820–827

The Mourning After: Languages of Loss and Grief in Post-Katrina New Orleans
by Marline Otte, pp. 828–836

“The Forgotten People of New Orleans”: Community, Vulnerability, and the Lower Ninth Ward
by Juliette Landphair, pp. 704–715

Constructing New Orleans, Constructing Race: A Population History of New Orleans
by Elizabeth Fussell, pp. 846–855

After the Storms: Tradition and Change in Bayou La Batre
by Frye Gaillard, pp. 856–862

What Does American History Tell Us about Katrina and Vice Versa?
by Lawrence N. Powell, pp. 863–876

Here's the link

thanks to scout for the heads up

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