New Orleans and the Global South: Caribbean, Creolization, Carnival

New Orleans and the Global South: Caribbean, Creolization, Carnival

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Overview

Within the USA, New Orleans has long been considered the ‘un-American’ city, seen as exotic and different, even as a ‘socio-geographical accident’. It is a crossroads not only for the influences of different colonial cultures but also for the routes of the Atlantic slave trade and immigration of Asian workers, and not least for material and non-material transfer between the two Americas. This volume seeks to analyse these manifold transareal circulation processes and to explore New Orleans’s potential as a paradigmatic metropolis of the Global South. The focus is on different forms of creolisation as manifested in language, literature and music, but also in everyday phenomena such as Carnival or computer games.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783487155043
Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.30(d)

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