The 1718 Project is pleased to announce that our first volume, The Petticoat Rebellion: A Culinary History of French Colonial Louisiana is now available as a FREE download from the iBookstore, Project Gutenberg, and the http://1718neworleans.com website. Other electronic venues and a print version will soon be available as well. Please download a copy as soon as you can and Bon Appétit.
Published by Jerry Laiche
Jon (Jerry) Laiche, B.A., M.A. is a working historian, writer, and co-author of “1718: The Petticoat Rebellion Cookbook.” He is a twenty-year veteran teacher and scholar, having taught courses in Louisiana, American, and World History, and is a member of the Historic New Orleans Collection. In addition to his background as an historian, he has taught Religion in the High Schools of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and was adjunct professor of Computer Ethics and Internet Technology at Tulane University. In addition to his academic duties, Jerry has served his schools as a technology coordinator, network administrator, librarian, and Internet guru. During his teaching tenure, Jerry also was the recipient of two grants from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The grants enabled his school to establish the first High School Women’s Studies program in New Orleans. He was the founding Director of the Archdiocesan Teacher Learning Center (Computers in the Classroom). For three years, he owned and operated “The Philosopher’s Stone” a bookstore on the Northshore specializing in rare and antiquarian volumes. With his smart and beautiful wife, Beth, he currently coordinates the “1718 Project” to commemorate the 2018 New Orleans Tri-Centennial. He and his life partner currently live at Beltane Grove, one acre and a cottage, 30 miles north of New Orleans’ Lake Pontchartrain. (Rev. Samhain: Oct. 31, 2018) firstname.lastname@example.org http://1718neworleans.com https://1718neworleans2018.wordpress.com/ Home Office: (985) 795-2372 Primum est Edare, diendi Philosophari View all posts by Jerry Laiche