New Orleans & The World explores the city’s first three centuries through the eyes of its finest historians.

New Orleans & the World

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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