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1 Hesse-Wartegg, Ernst and edited & translated by Trautmann, Frederic Travels on the Lower Mississippi, 1879-1880: A Memoir by Ernstvon Hesse-Wartegg
Columbia, MO University of Missouri Press 1990 082620709X / 9780826207098 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Frontispece 
xv, 261 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy green-white dj w/illustrated front panel. During the crucial time between Reconstruction and the rise of the New Sout, Hesse-Wartegg followed the Mississippi from St. Louis to the Gulf and witnessed the transformation of that region. He covered a wide range of subjects from: industry and urban blight in St. Louis, sanitation practices and yellow fever epidemics in Memphis, destruction of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mardi Gras and burial practices in New Orleans, perils of riverboat travel and memories of steamboat pilots, lynchings and the origins of the Ku Klux Klan, cockfights and gambling, labor and agricultural practices on cotton, rice, and sugarcane plantations, carpetbaggers and racial relations. 
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