Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans

Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans

by Freddi Williams Evans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1935754033

ISBN-13: 9781935754039

Pub. Date: 04/19/2011

Publisher: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935754039
Publisher:
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
778,286
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword J. H. Kwabena 'Nketia ix

Acknowledgements xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 The Legacy of the Gathering Place 9

Chapter 3 The Significance of the Gatherings 23

Chapter 4 The Gatherers 47

Chapter 5 The Musical Instruments 63

Chapter 6 The Songs 75

Chapter 7 The Dances 89

Chapter 8 The Economic Exchange 109

Chapter 9 Conclusion 115

Chapter 10 Epilogue 119

Timeline of Events Relevant to Congo Square 135

Notes 165

Selected Bibliography 187

Image Credits 196

Index 197

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