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The Resource City of a million dreams : a history of New Orleans at year 300, Jason Berry

City of a million dreams : a history of New Orleans at year 300, Jason Berry

Label
City of a million dreams : a history of New Orleans at year 300
Title
City of a million dreams
Title remainder
a history of New Orleans at year 300
Statement of responsibility
Jason Berry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2015, the beautiful jazz funeral in New Orleans for composer Allen Toussaint coincided with a debate over removing four Confederate monuments. Mayor Mitch Landrieu led the ceremony, attended by living legends of jazz, music aficionados, politicians, and everyday people. The scene captured the history and culture of the city in microcosm--a city legendary for its noisy, complicated, tradition-rich splendor. In City of a Million Dreams, Jason Berry delivers a character-driven history of New Orleans at its tricentennial. Chronicling cycles of invention, struggle, death, and rebirth, Berry reveals the city's survival as a triumph of diversity, its map-of-the-world neighborhoods marked by resilience despite hurricanes, epidemics, fires, and floods
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berry, Jason
Dewey number
976.3/35
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F379.N557
LC item number
B47 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
Label
City of a million dreams : a history of New Orleans at year 300, Jason Berry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the hum of a b-flat city -- Bienville: journey into the interior -- St. Maló in the memory rings -- The great fire and procession for Carlos III -- City of migrants -- Claiborne: a city embattled -- Pirates, black soldiers, and the war under Jackson -- The builder and the priest -- The burial master: times of yellow fever and war -- The time of jazz -- Sicilians in the meld -- Mother Catherine and the lower Ninth Ward -- Sister Gertrude Morgan: running for the city -- The last days of Danny Barker -- Dr. Michael White and the widow's wail -- After the flood
Control code
on1029441309
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9781469647142
Lccn
2018020837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028527976
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029441309
Label
City of a million dreams : a history of New Orleans at year 300, Jason Berry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the hum of a b-flat city -- Bienville: journey into the interior -- St. Maló in the memory rings -- The great fire and procession for Carlos III -- City of migrants -- Claiborne: a city embattled -- Pirates, black soldiers, and the war under Jackson -- The builder and the priest -- The burial master: times of yellow fever and war -- The time of jazz -- Sicilians in the meld -- Mother Catherine and the lower Ninth Ward -- Sister Gertrude Morgan: running for the city -- The last days of Danny Barker -- Dr. Michael White and the widow's wail -- After the flood
Control code
on1029441309
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9781469647142
Lccn
2018020837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028527976
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029441309

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