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ERIC Number: ED260002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Pages: 278
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89857-136-7
A Franco-American Overview. Volume 3. New England (Part One).
Giguere, Madeleine, Ed.
Intended to help readers develop an appreciation of the contributions of Franco-Americans to the cultural heritage of the United States, this book, the third of six volumes, presents 17 readings representing many perspectives--from the historical to the sociological--illustrating the thinking and feelings of those in the forefront of Franco-American studies. This volume focuses on Franco-Americans in New England. The following readings are presented: "The French-Canadians in New England" (William MacDonald); "French Catholics in the United States" (J. K. L. LaFlamme, David E. Lavigne, and J. Arthur Favreau); "French and French-Canadians in the United States" (Mason Wade); "The Acadian Migrations" (Robert LeBlanc); "The Loyalists and the Acadians" (Mason Wade); "The Franco-Americans in Maine: A Geographical Perspective" (James P. Allen); "Quebec to 'Little Canada': The Coming of the French-Canadians to New England in the Nineteenth Century" (Iris Saunders Podea); "The French Colony at Brunswick, Maine: A Historical Sketch" (William N. Locke); "The Franco-Americans of New England" (George F. Theriault); "The Laborers of Manchester, New Hampshire 1912-1922: The Role of Family and Ethnicity in Adjustment to Industrial Life" (Tamara K. Hareven); "The Franco-American Working-Class Family" (Laurence French); "Traditional French-Canadian Family Life Patterns and Their Implications for Social Services in Vermont" (Peter Woolfson); "The Presidential Politics of Franco-Americans" (David B. Walker); "A Profile of Franco-American Political Attitudes in New England" (Norman Sepenuk); "The French Parish and 'Survivance' in 19th Century New England" (Mason Wade); "The Shadows of the Trees: Religion and Language" (Jacques Ducharme); and "French National Societies in New England" (Edward Billings Ham). (LH)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Assessment and Dissemination Center for Bilingual Education, Cambridge, MA.; National Materials Development Center for French and Portuguese, Bedford, NH.
Identifiers - Location: Maine; New Hampshire; Vermont
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A