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Acadian to Cajun: Transformation of a People, 1803-1877


A study of unusual documentary resources that disclose the processes of cultural evolution that transformed the Acadians of early Louisiana into the Cajuns of today
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A study of unusual documentary resources that disclose the processes of cultural evolution that transformed the Acadians of early Louisiana into the Cajuns of today
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878055838
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 11/1/1992
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 683,615
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Emergence of Classes in the Antebellum Period 3
2 Acadian Folk Life in the Nineteenth Century 20
3 Acadians and Politics, 1803-1860 45
4 Secession Crisis and the Civil War 58
5 Declining Economic Fortunes in Postbellum Louisiana 74
6 Cultural Integration, Transformation, and Regeneration 89
7 Politics and Violence in the Reconstruction Era 112
Conclusion 150
Appendix 155
Notes 185
Bibliography 225
Index 243
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