ERIC Number: ED193405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Ethnicity in New Orleans.
Cooke, John, Ed.
This pamphlet contains several essays on the culture and ethnic groups of New Orleans, Louisiana. Included are: (11 a discussion by Joseph Logsdon on the uniqueness of New Orleans culture, marked by its cuisine, interethnic mixtures, and its politics; (2) an article on theories of ethnicity and neo ethnicity, by Joseph V. Guillotte, III; (3) a paper by Ethelyn Orso that explores the concept of nativism, using data from a study of the revitalization of the New Orleans Greek community; (4) a description of the life of Greek Merchant Marine sailors in New Orleans, and suggestions as to how the established Greek community can help the newcomers, by Andrew Horton; (5) an account of a Filipino family that has lived in Louisiana for seven generations, by Marina E. Espina; (6) a report by Martha C. Ward and Zachary Gussow on recent Vietnamese immigrants to New Orleans; (7) a discussion of linguistic similarities and differences between Cubans and Canary Islanders ("Islenos") in the New Orleans area, by Beatriz Varela; (8) a description of the Afro American celebration of St. Joseph's Day in Central City, by Andrew J. Kaslow: and (9) an article by Margery Freeman describing the Ethnic Heritage Studies Project sponsored by St. Mark's Community Center in New Orleans' predominantly black Seventh Ward. (GC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Committee on Ethnicity in New Orleans, LA.
Identifiers: Louisiana (New Orleans)
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