Les Cadiens et leurs anc tres acadiens l histoire racont e aux jeunes i Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors A Young Reader s History traces the four hundred year history of this distinct American ethnic group In its original English the book proved a perfect package co
i Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors A Young Reader s History traces the four hundred year history of this distinct American ethnic group In its original English, the book proved a perfect package, comprehensible to junior high and high school students, while appealing to and informing adult readers seeking a one volume exploration of these remarkable people and their predecessors It is now available for the first time translated into French The narrative follows the Cajuns early ancestors, the Acadians, from seventeenth century France to Nova Scotia, where they flourished until British soldiers expelled them in a tragic event called Le Grand Drangement The Great Upheaval an episode regarded by many historians as an instance of ethnic cleansing or genocide Up to one half of the Acadian population died from disease, starvation, exposure, or outright violence in the expulsion Nearly three thousand survivors journeyed through the thirteen American colonies to Spanish controlled Louisiana There they resettled, intermarried with members of the local population, and evolved into the Cajun people, who today number over a half million Since their arrival in Louisiana, the Cajuns have developed an unmistakable identity and a strong sense of ethnic pride.In recent decades they have contributed their lively cuisine and accordion and fiddle dance music to American popular culture Les Cadiens et leurs anctres acadiens l histoire raconte aux jeunes includes numerous images and over a dozen sidebars on topics ranging from Cajun music and horse racing heroes to Mardi Gras Shane K Bernard s welcomed and cherished history of the Cajun people is translated into French by Faustine Hillard The book offers a long sought immersion text, ideal for the young learner and adult alike.
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