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Professor Lawrence N. Powell

photo of Professor Lawrence N. Powell Tulane University
200 Broadway
New Orleans, LA 70018
(504) 862-8622

Office Hours: Thurs. 1-3 pm or by appointment
209 Hebert Building
200 Broadway, Suite 105

Lawrence N. Powell received his doctorate from Yale University in 1976. He specializes in Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern history; Louisiana history and politics; and the Holocaust. His office is 209 Hebert Hall. For the last seven years he was also Director of Tulane's Campus Affiliates Program (CAP) and the Tulane/Xavier National Center for the Urban Community. You can contact him at (504) 862-8622 or powell@tulane.edu.

Recent Books

Reconstructing Louisiana book jacket Reconstructing Louisiana: Volume VI: Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series in Louisiana History
Edited by Lawrence N. Powell
Lafayette: USL Press, 2002

Troubled Memory book jacket [click for more info about this book]Troubled Memory
Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana

by Lawrence N. Powell
Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2000
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New Masters book jacket [click for more info about this book] New Masters
Northern Planters during the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Lawrence N. Powell
New Haven: Yale UniversityPress, 1980 [Fordham University Press, 1999]
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Louisiana's Capitols book jacket Louisiana's Capitols
The Power and the Beauty

with Philip Gould
Lafayette: Galerie Press, 1995

The Encyclopedia of the Confederacy book jacket Encyclopedia of the Confederacy
4 Volumes
Co-edited by Lawrence N. Powell with Richard N. Current, James I. Robertson, Emory M. Thomas, and Paul D. Escott
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993

The Cotton Kingdom book jacket Frederick Law Olmsted, The Cotton Kingdom (1861)
Introduction by Lawrence N. Powell. Edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr.
New York: Random House, 1984

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Syllabus for Spring 2005

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