Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Chronicles of the New Orleans Carnival

Book - 2013
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The definitive guide to all things Mardi Gras . . . past and present! From Twelfth Night to Ash Wednesday, New Orleans is transformed. Queens and fools, demons and dragons reign over the Crescent City. This vividly photographed book is a lively, comprehensive history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Fascinating and intimate, this book seamlessly intertwines the past with the present.

Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Publishing Company, [2013]
ISBN: 9781455617647
1455617644
9781455617654
1455617652
Branch Call Number: La 394.25 Lab
Characteristics: 213 pages : illustrations (some col.) ; 29 cm

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A History of Mardi Gras

A History of Mardi Gras It's New Orleans' favorite time of year: Mardi Gras! Do you know the history of this widely popular and celebrated holiday? Mardi Gras, or Carnival, has its earliest origin in Roman times. The Saturnalia, dedicated to Saturn, the Roman God of the Harvest, was a harvest festival celebrated in mid-December. The various inhabitants of Rome and other cities would throw… (more)


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