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Stories From The St Louis Cemeteries Of New Orleans

Author : Sally Asher
ISBN : 9781626198654
Genre : History
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The tombs and graves of the St. Louis Cemeteries rise from the ground, creating labyrinthine memorials aptly dubbed "cities of the dead." Most are in even rows with quaint street names. Some are of crumbling brick and broken marble. Others are miniature mansions clad in decorative ironwork with angelic guardians. Grand or humble, each is a relic of the story of New Orleans. Politicians, pirates, Mardi Gras Indian chiefs and one voodoo queen rest below. In an unprecedented inquiry, author Sally Asher reveals the lives within the mysterious and majestic tombs of the St. Louis Cemeteries.

111 Orte In New Orleans Die Man Gesehen Haben Muss

Author : Michael Murphy
ISBN : 9783960410690
Genre : Travel
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New Orleans, einst in französischer, dann in spanischer und dann wieder in französischer Hand, hat eine spannende Geschichte und mischt das Unkonventionelle mit verschiedenen Traditionen. Dadurch findet man in dieser Stadt eine kulturelle Vielfalt wie in keiner anderen. Begleiten Sie die Autoren bei einem Spaziergang durch die Stadt zu 111 faszinierenden und spektakulären Orten. Lassen Sie die (Touristen-) Massen hinter sich und entdecken Sie den wahren Charakter dieser exzentrischen Stadt. Michael Murphy arbeitet seit über 35 Jahren in der Buchbranche, davon 13 Jahre bei Random House, anschließend war er Verleger bei William Morrow. Schließlich gründete er seine eigene Literaturagentur Max & Co. Derzeit schreibt er eine Trilogie von Reisebüchern über seine Heimat New Orleans. Sally Asher ist Fotografin und Schriftstellerin, ihre Bilder erscheinen in der Newsweek, im US News & World Report und im New Orleans Magazine. Sie ist seit 2008 als Fotografin für die Tulane University tätig und Autorin verschiedener Bücher über New Orleans, wo sie auch wohnt.

New Orleans Architecture

Author : Roulhac Toledano
ISBN : 1565548310
Genre : Architecture
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"This volume focuses on the Bayou Road, which was lined with the country seats and residences of the city's earliest settlers."--The publisher.

111 Places In New Orleans That You Must Not Miss

Author : Michael Murphy
ISBN : 3954516454
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Go off the beaten path to discover the hidden places, stories, and neighborhoods that reveal New Orleans' true character, history, and flavorThe ultimate insider's guide to New OrleansFeatures interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guidesPart of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwideAppeals to both the local market (nearly 400,000 call New Orleans home) and the tourist market (10 million people visit New Orleans every year)Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsBirthplace of Jazz, home to the world famous Mardi Gras, champion of voo-doo and vampires, purveyors of its own distinctive Creole and Cajun cuisines, New Orleans, once owned by France, then Spain, then France again, has a rich history that blends the unconventional with the orthodox to create a cultural collision unlike that found in any other city. This insider's guide to New Orleans is shaped by portraits of the less obvious, hidden treasures rarely seen by the 10 million tourists who visit "The Big Easy" each year. From architecture that housed early jazz musicians and powerful madams; to bars that offer shot-and-a-haircut specials; to emblematic local eateries like Hansen's Sno Bliz and Killer Po'boys; to the best places to buy a chartreuse-colored beehive wig, Civil War cavalry sabre, or some swamp-grass gris gris, 111 Places in New Orleans will ensure that you experience the musical, spiritual, historical, edible, and quite often sinful side of America's Most Interesting City. As noted musician and NOLA native Allen Toussaint once said, "To get to New Orleans, you don't pass through anywhere else."

Formed From This Soil

Author : Thomas S. Bremer
ISBN : 9781118323540
Genre : Religion
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Formed from This Soil offers a complete history of religion in America that centers on the diversity of sacred traditions and practices that have existed in the country from its earliest days. Organized chronologically starting with the earliest Europeans searching for new routes to Asia, through to the global context of post-9/11 America of the 21st century Includes discussion of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, political affiliations, and other elements of individual and collective identity Incorporates recent scholarship for a nuanced history that goes beyond simple explanations of America as a Protestant society Discusses diverse beliefs and practices that originated in the Americas as well as those that came from Europe, Asia, and Africa Pedagogical features include numerous visual images; sidebars with specialized topics and interpretive themes; discussion questions for each chapter; a glossary of common terms; and lists of relevant resources to broaden student learning

My New Orleans

Author : Lydia Guillot
ISBN : 9780557130344
Genre : New Orleans (La.)
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A history as seen through my eyes while growing up and research that I have done on Mardi Gras, the beginnings, the neighborhoods and other items of interest.

Music Usa

Author : Richie Unterberger
ISBN : 185828421X
Genre : Music
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Describes the musical heritage of the United States and the development of styles such as jazz, rock, pop, country, folk, and blues

Uptown Downtown

Author : Elsie Martinez
ISBN : UVA:X001219578
Genre : New Orleans (La.)
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Haunted America

Author : Michael Norman
ISBN : 9781466805149
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Haunted America takes you on a grand tour of ghostly hauntings through the U.S. and Canada, sweeping from terrifying battle-field specters at Little Bighorn to a vaudeville palace in Tampa, from ghostly apparitions in President Garfield's home in Ohio to the White House in Washington, DC. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Final Destinations

Author : Bryan Woolley
ISBN : 1574410857
Genre : Travel
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Exploring cemeteries across Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas, this unusual travel guide illuminates the history behind the sites and the people who lie buried there. Information is given on accommodations for travelers--an ideal book for the amateur genealogist or weekend historian. 50 photos. Index.

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