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LAWRENCE N. POWELL
Emeritus Faculty
Ph.D., Yale, 1976

Lawrence Powell holds the James H. Clark Endowed Chair in American Civilization. He specializes in Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern history; Louisiana history and politics; and the Holocaust. From 1998 to 2000 he was Director of Tulane's Campus Affiliates Program (CAP); from 2000 to 2005 he was Executive Director of the Tulane/Xavier National Center for the Urban Community. He currently directs the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans    
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, March 30, 2012.
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Grace Before Dying    
Introduction by Lawrence N. Powell. New York: Umbrage Editions, 2011.
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New Orleans City Guide (1938)    
New introduction by Lawrence N. Powell. New Orleans, LA: Garrett County Press, 2009
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The New Orleans of George Washington Cable: The 1887 Census Office Report    
Edited, with an Introduction, by Lawrence N. Powell. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2008.
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Reconstructing Louisiana: Volume VI: Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series in Louisiana History    
Edited by Lawrence N. Powell. Lafayette, La.: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2001.

Troubled Memory, the Holocaust and David Duke's Louisiana    
Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2000
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New Masters Northern Planters during the Civil War and Reconstruction    
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980; reprinted by Fordham University Press, 1999
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CURRICULUM VITAE
Lawrence N. Powell, Curriculum Vitae    
For a full list of education, publications and articles, professional experience, professional honors and awards and community service, click the link below
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CONTACT INFORMATION

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Email:powell@tulane.edu
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WHAT'S NEW

The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans  
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, March 30, 2012.
Click here for publi...


Grace Before Dying  
Introduction by Lawrence N. Powell. New York: Umbrage Editions, 2011.
Click here for publi...


New Orleans City Guide (1938)  
New introduction by Lawrence N. Powell. New Orleans, LA: Garrett County Press, 2009
Click here for publi...

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