The World That Made New Orleans

From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
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Author(s): Ned Sublette
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Oct 17, 2017
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Product Number: Z100128828
Released: Oct 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781541493087
Narrator/s: Sean Crisden
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Offering a new perspective on the unique cultural influences of New Orleans, this entertaining history captures the soul of the city and reveals its impact on the rest of the nation. Focused on New Orleans' first century of existence, a comprehensive, chronological narrative of the political, cultural, and musical development of Louisiana's early years is presented. This innovative history tracks the important roots of American music back to the swamp town, making clear the effects of centuries-long struggles among France, Spain, and England on the city's unique culture, and the role of the Senegambia, Congo, and Haiti on the making of Afro-Louisiana. The origins of jazz and the city's eclectic musical influences, including the role of the slave trade, are also revealed. Featuring little known facts about the cultural development of New Orleans-such as the real significance of gumbo, the origins of the tango, and the first appearance of the words vaudeville and voodoo-this rich historical narrative explains how New Orleans' colonial influences shape the city still today.

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The World That Made New Orleans
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Product Number:Z100128828
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x-large
Author(s): Ned Sublette
Narrator(s): Sean Crisden
Genre: History
Product Number DD34976
Released: Oct 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541413085

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