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New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit & Secrets of Mardi Gras
By Rosary O'Neill and Kim Marie Vaz (foreword by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher History Pr
Publication date February 11, 2014
Pages 238
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781626191549
ISBN-10 1626191549
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: New Orleans is practically synonymous with Mardi Gras. Both evoke the parades, the beads, the costumes, the food--the pomp and circumstance. The carnival krewes are the backbone of this Big Easy tradition. Every year, different krewes put on extravagant parties and celebrations to commemorate the beginning of the Lenten season. Historic krewes like Comus, Rex and Zulu that date back generations are intertwined with the greater history of New Orleans itself. Today, new krewes are inaugurated and widen a once exclusive part of New Orleans society. Through careful and detailed research of over three hundred sources, including fifty interviews with members of these organizations, author and New Orleans native Rosary O'Neill explores this storied institution, its antebellum roots and its effects in the twenty-first century..

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With Kim Marie Vaz (other contributor) | from History Pr (February 11, 2014); titled "New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit & Secrets of Mardi Gras"
9781626191549 | details & prices | 238 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $19.99
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