NEW ORLEANS & THE WORLD, 1718-2018 Tricentennial Anthology

at in store on 12/05/2017, 06:00 pm
"New Orleans", LA
NEW ORLEANS & THE WORLD, 1718-2018 Tricentennial Anthology As New Orleans prepares to celebrate the 300th anniversary of its founding in 2018, The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has published NEW ORLEANS & THE WORLD: 1718-2018 Anthology, a collection of essays by leading scholars illuminating the role of the city in major events in U.S. and world history, the economic innovations and cultural expressions birthed in the city that impacted people around the globe, and the succeeding waves of new populations who redefined the city’s shape and society. Octavia Books is please to be hosting a number of the anthology's editors and contributors who will present and sign this spectacular work. Contributors include Emily Clark, Erin Greenwald, Keith Weldon Medley, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, John Shelton Reed, Sally Reeves, Daniel Usner, and Dr. Michael White, with forewords from Leah Chase and Walter Isaacson. Richard Campanella, Robert L. Dupont, Freddi Williams Evans, Alecia P. Long, Kara Tucina Olidge, and Lawrence N. Powell served as the editorial board for the book, which was edited by Nancy Dixon. Event date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00pm Event address: Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

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