ARSENAULT, Georges. ROSS, Sally, trans.
Title: Island Acadians 1720-1980. First Edition, Hardcover.
Publisher:  Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1989, ISBN:0921556772
Seller ID: 108336
ARSENAULT, Georges. The Island Acadians 1720-1980. Translated by Sally Ross. (Charlottetown, PEI) : Ragweed Press, 1989. Pp. (14),15-296. Illustrated.8vo, illustrated blue, white and red glossy paper-covered boards, blue and yellow lettering to front board, white and red lettering to spine. "'The I sland Acadians' is a groundbreaking work of cultural preservation that establishes the importance of Prince Edward Island Acadians on a regional, national and international scale. Here is a people responsible for creating thefirst Credit Union in Canada, the first association of Acadian teachers an d other pioneering adventures. Island Acadians have been members of parliament, provincial leaders and have held the distinguished position of Lieutenant Governor. A vibrant musical tradition has produced musicians who are ascomfortable on the international stage as they are with their home audienc es. In this rich and comprehensive work, we have the opportunity to discover a dynamic and vital people." - from the rear cover. Light edgespotting, light foxing to initial and final leaves, name to flyleaf, else very good. 30.00