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Author Name:    CHARBONNEAU, Paul BARRETTE, Louise LUKE, Mike, trans

Title:   Against the Odds : A History of the Francophones of Newfoundland and Labrador

Publisher:    Harry Cuff Publications, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:9780921191896 

Seller ID:   112136

CHARBONNEAU, Paul with Louise BARRETTE. Against the Odds: A History of the Francophones of Newfoundland and Labrador. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Harry Cuff Publications, (1994). First Edition. Pp (10),11-119,(1). Illustrated thoughout with colour & b/w photos. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. Translation by Mike Luke of Contre Vents et Marées. Chapters : 1. The Beginnings of the French Presence - A Fish Story - Petit-Nord - Plaisance and the colonial wars; 2. The Newfoundland Wars - D'Iberville's crusades - Exile to Louisbourg; 3. The French Shore - The west coast of Newfoundland - The Port-au-Port Peninsula; 4. The End of the French Régime; 5. The Turn ofthe Century under English Rule - The Second World War; 6. Labrador - The F rench Shore of Labrador - Ownership of Labrador - The beginning of the Francophone community in the west of Labrador ; 7. St. John's; 8. The End of the Sixties: The Francophone Revival - The first signs of organization - The Port-au-Port Peninsula - St. John's - Labrador City / Wabush; 9. The Struggles of the Eighties - Mainland - At Cape St. George - Black Duck Brook - Labrador City and Wabush - St. John's - On the provincial scene; 10. On the Threshold of the 21st Century: The Present Day - Language - The arts and culture - Sports - Communications - The economy - Government services - Francophone associations. With bibliography. Very good. 25.00


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