TITLE

Let's Party

AUTHOR(S)
Link, Matthew
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/14/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at Caribbean Carnival, a celebration beginning on March 7, 2011, in the Caribbean area. Information on the event's history is presented, noting its origins as a fasting season for Catholics and the way it evolved in the late 1700s when Caribbean slaves would wear outrageous masks and costumes to mock the masquerade balls held by plantation owners.
ACCESSION #
63533104

 

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