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The Cajuns : a People's Story of Exile and Triumph.

Author: Dean W Jobb
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the darkest events in Canadian history is replete with the drama of war, politics and untold human suffering. Starting in 1755, 10,000 people of French ancestry were expelled from their homes along Canada's east coast by a tyrannical British governor with the complicity of American sympathizers. While some Acadians returned home to try to evade capture and forge a living, others made their way to the Spanish  Read more...
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Jobb, Dean W.
Cajuns : A People's Story of Exile and Triumph.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2010
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dean W Jobb
ISBN: 9780470836095 0470836091
OCLC Number: 730040624
Description: 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Paradise Lost; Chapter 2: The Life and Times of Acadie; Chapter 3: "The Neutral French"; Chapter 4: Between the Hammer and the Anvil; Chapter 5: "A Sceen of Woe & Distres"; Chapter 6: Le Grand Dérangement; Chapter 7: Hostages to Fate; Chapter 8: Louisiana Refuge; Chapter 9: The Survival of a People; Chapter 10: Seeking Justice; Epilogue: Finding Reconciliation; Notes on Sources and Suggestions for Further Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X.

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One of the darkest events in Canadian history is replete with the drama of war, politics and untold human suffering. Starting in 1755, 10,000 people of French ancestry were expelled from their homes along Canada's east coast by a tyrannical British governor with the complicity of American sympathizers. While some Acadians returned home to try to evade capture and forge a living, others made their way to the Spanish colony of Louisiana, where they farmed and fished and began the vibrant "Cajun" culture that is renowned around the world. Award-winning author Dean Jobb has written a dramatic and c.

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