New Orleans celebrates the 300th anniversary of its founding in 2018. A new anthology published by LEH commemorates the occasion in a collection of essays by the city’s finest scholars.
New Orleans & The World: 1718-2018 Tricentennial Anthology explores the role of the city in major events in U.S. and world history, the economic innovations and cultural expressions birthed in the city that impacted people around the globe, and the succeeding waves of new populations who redefined the city’s shape and society.
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Published by the LEH in partnership the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, and the 2018 NOLA Foundation, the book features vivid photography, artwork, and archival documents that illustrate three centuries of life in New Orleans. Printed in New Orleans, this high quality publication is a landmark commemoration of the Tricentennial.