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BEAUTIFUL CRESCENT: A History of New Orleans
By Joan B. Garvey and Mary Lou Widmer
Edited by Kathy Chappetta Spiess and Karen Chappetta
Paperback
320 pp.
6" x 9"
ISBN: 9781455617425

From Pelican Publishing:

"Widely regarded as the definitive text for tourists and guides, this concise history directs the reader through the diverse traditions and cultures that have left an indelible mark on New Orleans. Chapters include details of the city’s founding, changing European rule, slavery, and much more. The updates in this latest edition include histories of jazz and the African American community, as well as why the Crescent City is so bright and colorful to the present-day visitor. With lists of notable figures and events, this reference volume is a must for historians, tour guides, and lovers of the Big Easy. "


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A unique museum gift shop located in the French Quarter that offers reproduction maps and prints, jewelry and gifts by local artists and our own publications as well as many other titles related to the culture and history of New Orleans and Louisiana. Many of the items in this shop can only be found at The Historic New Orleans Collection. This gift shop features reproduction items from our collections that are educational and exclusive.