New Orleans & The World explores the city’s first three centuries through the eyes of its finest historians.
Published by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in partnership the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau and the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, New Orleans & The World explores the city’s first three centuries through the eyes of its finest historians. With more than 100 illustrations complementing magazine-style articles on 220 pages, and a contemporary design, this is the premiere book for visitors who want the inside history of New Orleans for 2018.
Deadline for Orders will be May 31st. There is a minimum order of 40 books. There is no confirmed republication of this book and will be contingent on demand.
For those orders of more than 250 which will include a customized introduction letter from your leadership – we will require copy no later than May 31st for proofs to be provided and approved no later than June 5th. Delivery date is October 1, 2017.
Authentic Stories Include:
Congo Square • Foundation of the City • Native Americans • New Orleans Cemeteries • Voodoo and Spirituality • Irish in New Orleans • Horseracing, Baseball, and Boxing: The Golden Age of Big Easy Sports • Italians in New Orleans • Second Lines and Jazz Funerals • Louis Armstrong Goes to Chicago • New Orleans and the Cocktail • Gumbo and the Birth of Creole cuisine • Rex, Zulu, and the Origins of Mardi Gras • Andrew Higgins and How New Orleans Won the War • Civil Rights • New Orleans: Birthplace of Rock & Roll • The Rise of Jazzfest • Super Bowl XLIV and the New Orleans Comeback