The Island Acadians, 1720-1980 (Book, 1989) []
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The Island Acadians, 1720-1980

The Island Acadians, 1720-1980

Author: Georges Arsenault
Publisher: Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Arsenault
ISBN: 0920304818 9780920304815
OCLC Number: 42887917
Notes: Translation of: Les Acadiens de L'Ile : 1720-1980.
Description: 296 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Under the French Regime: 1720-1758: The Colonization of Acadia ; Ile Saint Jean: The Beginnings of a Colony ; Colonization and Development: 1726-1745 ; The British Siege: 1745-1748 ; The Administration and Protection of the Colony ; Acadian Immigration: 1748-1755 ; The Deportation of 1758 ; The Fishery ; Farming ; The Spiritual Framework --
2. The First Century After the Expulsion: 1758-1860: Returning to the Island ; Land Ownership Problems ; People of the Sea ; People of the Land ; An Impoverished Church ; Education of the Island Acadians ; A Separate People --
3. A Period of Transition: 1860-1890: Changing Cultural Values ; The Clergy Leads the Way ; Education ; The Political Arena ; Agricultural Economy ; The Sea ; The National Conventions of the Acadians --
4. Successful Initiatives: 1890-1945: A New Beginning ; The Key Issue: Education ; Religion and the Church ; Political Issues ; Agricultural Changes ; Fishermen Organize ; French Culture: A Difficult Struggle --
5. The Post-War Period: 1945-1980: A Rural Society in a State of Flux ; Economic Transformations ; Changes in the Church ; Education ; Growing Assimilation ; Great Strides.
Other Titles: Acadiens de L'Ile, 1720-1980.
Responsibility: Georges Arsenault ; translated by Sally Ross.


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