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Katrina

A History, 1915–2015

  • Maps
    • Katrina flood area, September 2, 2005
    • Katrina flood depth, September 2, 2005
  • Introduction
  • Part I
    • 1. How to Sink New Orleans: Controlling Floods, Oil, and States’ Rights, 1927–1965
    • 2. Help!: Hurricane Betsy and the Politics of Disaster in the Lower Ninth Ward, 1965–1967
    • 3. The New New Orleans: Louisiana Grows and Shrinks, 1967–2005
  • Part II
    • 4. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?: Hurricane Katrina, August–September 2005
    • 5. Rebuilding the Land of Dreams: 2005–2015
  • Epilogue:The End of Empire, Louisiana
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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Jacket: The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, by Samuel Zipp, from Harvard University Press

Q&A with Samuel Zipp, author of The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World

Debates about what should be America’s role in the world are not new—neither is the slogan “America First.” So as the presidential election nears, we spoke with Samuel Zipp, whose book, The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, is a dramatic account of the former Republican presidential nominee’s worldwide plane trip