Item Detail

Item Number 6145
Title John Law Wasn'T So Wrong The Story of Louisiana's Horn Of Plenty
Author Carter, Hodding
Condition VG+/NONE
Publisher Esso Standard Oil Co.
Place Published Baton Rouge, La
Date Published 1952
Binding Softcover
Notes Large paperback, illustrated with a lot of black and white photographs. There is a very small amount of wear to the corners and spine edges; spine is slightly sunned. John Law was a brilliant Scotsman who controlled the French treasury for Louis XV, Law has been called the first modern speculator. His colonial enterprise did nothing to enrich his followers, but was a great boost to the colonization of Louisiana. ; B&W Photographs; 9" x 6 1/2"; 105 pages
Keyword(s) Hodding Carter,Non-fiction,History,Louisana,John Law,Louisana History
Category(ies) Biographies Politics Government War,History Travel Exploration Places,Native Americans Americana Ethnic
Price $12.50