The Acadian Diaspora

The Acadian Diaspora

An Eighteenth-century History

eBook - 2012
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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.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780199739776
0199739773
9780199876464
0199876460
9780199739776
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 260 pages :) : illustrations, maps

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