By Carl A. Brasseaux,Claude F. Oubre,Clifton Carmen
This probing booklet, interested in the mid-eighteenth to the early 20th centuries, is the 1st to scrutinize this multiracial team via a detailed examine of basic source materials.
During the antebellum interval they have been excluded from the state's three-tiered society--white, loose humans of colour, and slaves. but Creoles of colour have been a dynamic part within the region's economic system, for they have been self-compelled in efforts to develop into and vital a part of the community.
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