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<span class="smallCaps">Mardi Gras</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199764358
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199764365
Mardi Gras

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New Orleans's annual pre-Lenten celebration of Mardi Gras (“Fat Tuesday”), or Carnival, long a ritual of both civic self-definition and

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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