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Contents List of Maps Introduction Part I. The Colonizing Impulse: From Empty Land to Open Sea 1. Hideous Virginity, or Beautiful Maps on Annonay Paper 2. A Site of Contention: The Prés Salés of La Teste 3. To Suspend the Ocean 4. Océano Nox Part II. Taming the Shore 5. An Emotional Tableau 6. Movement and Life: The BordeauxLa Teste Railway Line 7. The Pacific Conquests of Hygiene 8. Whistles and Pickets, or Dejecta of All Sorts 9. A Magnificent Panorama 10. Posing for Posterity Epilogue: Other Occupations Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Arcachon (France) -- History -- 19th century.
Arcachon (France) -- History -- 20th century.
Arcachon (France) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Arcachon (France) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Arcachon Basin (France).