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Acadian Diaspora An Eighteenth-Century History

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ISBN-10: 0199739773

ISBN-13: 9780199739776

Edition: 2012

Authors: Christopher Hodson

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Late in 1755, an army of British regulars and Massachusetts volunteers completed one of the cruelest, most successful military campaigns in North American history, capturing and deporting seven thousand French-speaking Catholic Acadians from the province of Nova Scotia, and chasing an equal number into the wilderness of eastern Canada. Thousands of Acadians endured three decades of forced migrations and failed settlements that shuttled them to the coasts of South America, the plantations of the Caribbean, the frigid islands of the South Atlantic, the swamps of Louisiana, and the countryside of central France.The Acadian Diasporatells their extraordinary story in full for the first time,…    
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Book details

List price: $31.49
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/31/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Christopher Hodson is Assistant Professor of History at Brigham Young University.

Introduction: The Worlds of the Acadian Diaspora
The Expulsion
The Pariahs
The Tropics
The Unknown
The Homeland
The Conspiracy
Conclusion: The Ends of the Acadian Diaspora