Blues for New Orleans : Mardi Gras and America's Creole soul /

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Imprint:Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006.
Description:102 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:The City in the twenty-first century
City in the twenty-first century book series.
Subject:Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Creoles -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Manners and customs.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs.
Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Abrahams, Roger D.
0812239598 (alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • Strange mergers and deep mixture making
  • The Spanish tinge, second-line, and the black Atlantic origins of jazz
  • A festival of liberation, protest, affirmation, and celebration
  • Carnival knowledge : Mardi Gras in and beyond New Orleans
  • Carnival along the Gulf Coast
  • Conclusion : Mardi Gras will never die.