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Down on the batture

by Oliver A. Houck

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houck, Oliver A. -- Travel -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region,
  • Community life -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region,
  • New Orleans Region (La.) -- Social life and customs,
  • New Orleans Region (La.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • New Orleans Region (La.) -- Description and travel,
  • New Orleans Region (La.) -- Biography,
  • Mississippi River Region -- Social life and customs,
  • Mississippi River Region -- Environmental conditions,
  • Mississippi River Region -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementOliver A. Houck.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF379.N55 H68 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935816M
    ISBN 109781604734614
    LC Control Number2009043671
    OCLC/WorldCa461631319

    The University Press of Mississippi (UPM) publishes books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world, scholarly books of the highest distinction, and books vital to readers in African American studies, Caribbean studies, comics studies, film and media studies, folklore, history, literary studies, music, and popular culture.   Early Batture settlement / New Orleans Public Library, from Oliver Houck’s book Down on the Batture, via NPR Today, there are just 12 homes left, from “the humble to the post-modern.” Batture residents can’t legally buy or sell their own properties, have no access to insurance or protection by the city or state, but they do have now.

    Down on the Batture Houck, Oliver A. Published by University Press of Mississippi Houck, Oliver A. Down on the Batture. University Press of Mississippi,   Down on the Batture For more information about present-day Louisianians' relationship to the batture, including people who still live on it at various points along the Mississippi's route, check out Oliver A. Houck's book, Down on the Batture ().

      Down by the riverside: In his book "Down on the Batture," Tulane law professor and environmentalist Oliver Houck reveals a fascinating world that most New Orleanians never see. He .   For his book, Down on the Batture, Houck spent a lot of time exploring its history. He came across a landmark case from the early s that decided the fundamental question of who owns the batture.


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From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger by: 2. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Down on the Batture at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

To get the most out of Down on the Batture a cup of New Orleans type coffee, that includes some chicory, is a must. It's a slow moving book, an anthology of life on the Batture, worthy of a cup of coffee and reading a chapter at a time. Then get on with your day and think about the scene, the Batture and the people.

Lee "Down on the Batture" por Oliver A. Houck disponible en Rakuten Kobo. The lower Mississippi River winds past the City of New Orleans between enormous levees and a rim of sand, mud, and trees Brand: University Press of Mississippi.

To get the most out of Down on the Batture a cup of New Orleans type coffee, that includes some chicory, is a must. It's a slow moving book, an anthology of life on the Batture, worthy of a cup of coffee and reading a chapter at a time.

Then get on with your day and think about the scene, the Batture Reviews: 7. Author Oliver A. Houck has frequented this place for the past twenty-five years.

Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and surprising. From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger environs.

For his book, Down on the Batture, Houck spent a lot of time exploring its history. He came across a landmark case from the early s that decided the fundamental question of. Author Oliver A. Houck has frequented this place for the past twenty-five years. Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and surprising.

From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger : University Press of Mississippi. Author Oliver A. Houck has frequented this place for the past twentyfive years. Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and surprising.

From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger environs. Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and surprising. From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger environs.

Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and surprising. From this place he meditates on Louisiana, the state of the waterway, and its larger environs. This book presents the fullest account yet written of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Rooted in a wealth of Brand: University Press of Mississippi. Author Oliver A. Houck has frequented this place for the past twenty-five years. Down on the Batture describes a life, pastoral, at times marginal, but remarkably fecund and. A new New Orleans classic, Down on the Batture by Oliver Houck is about the wild spaces between the levee and the Mississippi River I live just a few block from the Mississippi River and remember many days spent on the levee as a boy riding my bike and playing in.

He is the author of a book on the Clean Water Act and another called Taking Back Eden: Eight Environmental Cases That Changed the World.

Books By Oliver A. Houck Down on the Batture. This is why so many eco-books are so dull. Even McPhee has written books the size of toasters about rocks. But Down on the Batture is a joyride.

Michael Grunwald, a senior national correspondent for Time Magazine, has penned a very provocative review of Oliver Houck's Down on the Batture for The Book - an online review at The New ld, himself a student of endangered ecosystems himself, had some very complimentary things to say about Houck and his treatment of the batture.

Down on the Batture University of Mississippi Press, Prologue: “The Mississippi River winds past the City of New Orleans between enormous levees and a rim of land and trees. This is the batture, where the water beats against ha land, and it is where the river breathes.

Houck’s book Down on the Batture (University Press of Mississippi, ) is part local history, part environmental treatise and part poetic memoir from a man who has long been active in some of the conflicts shaping and roiling Louisiana.Oliver A.

Houck is the author of Down on the Batture ( avg rating, 28 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Taking Back Eden ( avg rating, 16 rati /5(6).The lower Mississippi River winds past the City of New Orleans between enormous levees and a rim of sand, mud, and trees called "the batture.

" On this remote and ignored piece of land thrives a humanity.