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Hurricane Katrina in transatlantic perspective /

edited by Romain Huret and Randy J. Sparks.

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Names: Huret, Romain, | Sparks, Randy J.,
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2014]
Topics: Hurricane Katrina, 2005 - Social aspects - Louisiana - New Orleans. | Disasters - Louisiana - New Orleans - History - 21st century. | Collective memory - Louisiana - New Orleans. | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 - Public opinion. | Disasters - Social aspects - United States - History - 21st century. | Disasters - Political aspects - United States - History - 21st century. | Emergency management - United States - History - 21st century.
Regions: New Orleans (La.) - Geography. | New Orleans (La.) - Social conditions - 21st century. | New Orleans (La.) - Public opinion.
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Introduction / Romain Huret -- "Two centuries of paradox" : the geography of New Orleans's African American population, from antebellum to postdiluvian times / Richard Campanella -- Explaining the unexplainable : Hurricane Katrina, FEMA, and the Bush administration / Romain Huret -- Picturing the catastrophe : news photographs in the first weeks after Katrina / Jean Kempf -- "Wilt thou judge the bloody city? Yea, thou shalt show her all her abominations" : Hurricane Katrina as a providential catastrophe / James Boyden -- Naturalizing disaster : neoliberalism, cultural racism, and depoliticization in the era of Katrina / Andrew Diamond -- Reformers, preservationists, patients, and planners : embodied histories and charitable populism in the post-disaster controversy over a public hospital / Anne M. Lovell -- The political economy of invisibility in twenty-first-century New Orleans : security, hospitality, and the post-disaster city / Thomas Jessen Adams -- Faith, hip-hop, and charity : brass-band morphology in post-Katrina New Orleans / Bruce Boyd Raeburn -- Memory lives in New Orleans : the process and politics of commemoration / Sara Le Menestrel -- Why Mardi Gras matters / Randy J. Sparks.

Table of Contents for: Hurricane Katrina in transatlantic persp