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New Orleans: A Pictorial History

Mardi Gras In this pictorial study, author Leonard Huber recounts the history of Carnival in New Orleans, bringing to life in photographs and in text the colour, the pulse, and the pageantry that have earned for this annual extravaganza the distinction as 'the greatest free show on earth!' Step by step, the author traces the evolution of Carnival from its modest beginnings, including: Lavish balls during the... Full description

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