New Orleans on Parade
Tourism and the Transformation of the Crescent City
||Souther, J. Mark|
|Series title:||Making the Modern South Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Louisiana State University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
New Orleans on Parade tells the story of the Big Easy in the twentieth century. In this urban biography, J. Mark Souther explores the Crescent City's architecture, music, food and alcohol, folklore and spiritualism, Mardi Gras festivities, and illicit sex commerce in revealing how New Orleans became a city that parades itself to visitors and residents alike.
Stagnant between the Civil War and World War II -- a period of great expansion nationally -- New Orleans...