ERIC Number: ED260002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
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)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Biculturalism, Catholics, Colonial History (United States), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Culture, Ethnic Groups, Family Life, Industrialization, Land Settlement, Migration, Political Attitudes, Politics, Religion, Social History, Social Services, Social Studies, Subcultures, United States History
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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