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Carnival in Louisiana : Celebrating Mardi Gras from the French Quarter to the Red River (Hardcover)
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After thirty years of research, author Brian Costello offers an unparalleled guide the state-wide celebration of Louisiana Mardi Gras. From New Orleans to Shreveport, Carnival in Louisiana combines primary resources, archival material, and contemporary interviews to present a behind-the-scenes view of the greatest party on earth. With an informed and entertaining history on everything from Mardi Gras Krewes to the tradition of rural Courir de Mardi Gras events of Acadiana, as well as the numerous family-centered events that draw thousands of spectators from Baton Rouge to Monroe, this long-over due resource offers the most complete picture of carnival season in Louisiana.
Number of Pages: 189
Genre: Social Science, Travel
Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
Author: Brian J. Costello
Street Date: February 6, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-2020
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