First published in 1955, Oscar Winzerling's Acadian Odyssey has remained unsurpassed as a study of the exodus of 1755.
Following their eviction from Nova Scotia by the English, many hundreds of Acadians spent years in various seaport concentration camps in England before reuniting with their fellow exiles in the port cities of France. In 1783, the refugees
Based upon original documents uncovered by the author in European national and private archives, Acadian Odyssey details the history of the Cajun people, whose traditions and beliefs stand as a cultural cornerstone of the state of Louisiana.
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|Size: ||2.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780807159293 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|