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All on a Mardi Gras day : episodes in the history of New Orleans Carnival

Author: Reid Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press, 1995.
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Chronicles the history and meaning of Mardi Gras through a collection of true stories of Carnival, telling of the first Rex parade, the organization of Comus, the 1908 brawl between African-American and white New Orleanians, and other memorable events.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Reid.
All on a Mardi Gras day.
Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)621768305
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reid Mitchell
ISBN: 067401622X 9780674016224
OCLC Number: 30700862
Description: 243 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Creoles and Americans --
African-Creoles --
Americans and immigrants --
Rex --
Comus --
Northerners --
High society --
Mardi Gras Indians --
Mardi Gras queens --
Louis Armstrong's Mardi Gras --
New Orleanians --
Zulu.
Responsibility: Reid Mitchell.

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Well-written study New Orleans Carnival

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This text is an enjoyable read and also seems to encompass well the current scholarly understandings of New Orleans Carnival. It's basic thesis is that Carnival can mean many things because it is not clearly defined. Social groups contest its meaning competitively. It is sometimes seen as a ritual...
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