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Title Educating the sons of sugar : Jefferson College and the Creole planter class of South Louisiana / R. Eric Platt.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2017]


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Jefferson College (Convent, La.) -- History.
Jefferson College (Convent, La.)
Education, Higher -- Louisiana -- History.
Sugar growing -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Creoles -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation owners -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Genre History.
Contents List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Creole College in St. James Parish; 1. Aristocracy, Education, and the Ancienne Population; 2. The Rise and Fall of Jefferson College; 3. The Forgotten Louis Dufau; 4. Return of the Sugar Barons; 5. Marists and Americanization; Conclusion: Class and College; Epilogue: Manresa, the Fifth Life of Jefferson College; Appendix A: Institutional Presidents at the Jefferson College Site; Appendix B: Acts to Incorporate and Support Jefferson College; Appendix C: Sale of Jefferson College to Louis Dufau.
Appendix D: Property Deed: Valcour Aime to the Jefferson College Board of DirectorsAppendix E: Acts of Transfer: The Jefferson College Board of Directors and Valcour Aime to the Society of Mary; Appendix F: An Act to Incorporate the Society of "The Fathers of the Society of Mary"; Appendix G: Sale of St. Mary's Jefferson College to the Society of Jesus; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Other Title Print version: Platt, R. Eric, 1981- Educating the sons of sugar. Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2017] 9780817319663