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The Traditional Cajun Country Mardi Gras

Barry Jean Ancelet
Softback
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The Cajun Mardi Gras is a living Medieval festival...

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BOOK SYNOPSIS
This paperback edition focuses on Mardi Gras in Southern Louisiana. The author, Barry Jean Ancelet, correlates the rituals from the ancients and medieval Europe to modern day Mardi Gras in Mamou, Louisiana. Mamou's cajun country Mardi Gras is not the typical street celebration as seen in New Orleans. Masked men and women ride throughtout the countryside asking their neighbors to donate food items for their gumbo. Along with the community's version of the traditional Mardi Gras song, "Le Chanson de Mardi Gras," is a collection of black and white photos, by James Edmunds, illustrating la f--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚ªte de Mardi Gras.

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ISBN: 0940984466
ISBN(13-digit): 9780940984462
Copyright: 1989
Book Publisher: Center for Louisiana Studies
Binding: Sewn
No. of Pages: 38



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