Borealia: A House in New Orleans: The Le Moyne Family of New France and the Foundation of the Crescent City

Recently at Borealia, Michael J. Davis wrote about how one family with roots in New France, as well as imperial politics, shaped the early history of New Orleans--this year celebrating its tercentennial. Here’s a taste of the essay: 

New Orleans Mardi Gras Walking Clubs February 28, 2017

 "Walking Clubs" appear on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans about 7:00 am.  They march in the Uptown area and then turn onto  St. Charles Avenue and proceed downtown. These are predominantly white male organizations. The Jefferson City Buzzards (named for a section of Uptown once called Jefferson City) began in 1890 and the Lyons Carnival Club began in 1946.

CFP: New Orleans, Global City (1718-2018): The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Company (Boulder, 26-28 April 2018)

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Call for Papers
September 17, 2017


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