Title: History of the Acadians. First Edition.
Publisher:  Le Conseil de la vie française en Amérique, Quebec , 1966, 1966
Seller ID: 94286
ARSENAULT, Bona. History of the Acadians. Quebec : Le Conseil de la vie française en Amérique, (1966). First Edition. Pp (8),-265,(3). Index. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, illustrated green cloth, white & orange lettering to front board & spine.
Bona Arsenault, CM (b. October 4, 1903, Bonaventure, Quebec – d. July 4, 1993, Sainte-Foy).
A history of the Acadians in Nova Scotia, from the founding of Port Royal, to the settlement patterns of deported Acadians post-1756.
1. The Founding of Port-Royal.
2. Misfortune Hits the Colony.
3. France's Decisive Efforts.
4. Progress in Spite of Bitter Feuding.
5. The English Occupation of 1654-67.
6. The First Acadian Families.
7. Outposts of Old Acadia.
8. Beaubassin Area Develops.
9. The Grand-Pre Region.
10. Way of Life of the Acadian Pioneers.
11. The Last Days of Port-Royal.
12. The Acadians Choose to Remain.
13. The Oath, of Allegiance and Neutrality.
14. Rapid Rise in Acadian Population.
15. French Attempts to Reconquer Acadia.
16. Pressure Builds up Against the Acadians.
17. Thousands of Acadians Leave Nova Scotia.
18. Stripped of their Possessions.
19. Lawrence Orders the Arrest of the Acadians.
20. The Acadians on their Way to Exile.
21. Scattered in Anglo-American Colonies.
22. The Tragic Fate of the Fugitives.
23. Acadian Refugees who Settled in Quebec.
24. Largest Number of Exiles Reach Louisiana.
25 Those who Returned to their Native Acadia.
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