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Learn about the geography, history, architecture, and culture of greater New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Gulf Coast.

Prof. Richard Campanella, geographer and associate dean for research with the Tulane School of Architecture, is the award-winning author of eleven books and over 220 articles about greater New Orleans and Louisiana. See his books below, and download hundreds of free PDF articles under the Articles link.

Books by Rich Campanella

Draining New Orleans

The 300-Year Quest to Dewater the Crescent City

The Cottage on Tchoupitoulas

A Historical Geography of Uptown New Orleans

Above New Orleans

Roofscapes of the Crescent City

The West Bank of Greater New Orleans

A Historical Geography

Cityscapes of New Orleans

Bourbon Street

A History

Geographies of New Orleans

Urban Fabrics Before The Storm

The Photojournalism of Del Hall

New Orleans and Beyond, 1950s-2000s

Lost New Orleans

Released May 1, 2015 from Pavilion Books, London

New Orleans Then and Now

Time and Place in New Orleans

Past Geographies in the Present Day

Geographies of New Orleans (Kindle Release, 2017)

Delta Urbanism

New Orleans