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ERIC Number: ED260004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
A Franco-American Overview. Volume 5. Louisiana.
Allain, Mathe, Comp.; Brasseaux, Carl A., Comp.
Intended to help readers develop an appreciation of the contributions of Franco-Americans to the cultural heritage of the United States, this book, the fifth of six volumes, presents 18 chapters 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 Louisiana. The following readings are presented: "France and the Mississippi Valley: A Resume" (Louise Phelps Kellogg); "France and Louisiana in the Early Eighteenth Century" (Marcel Giraud); "Bienville's First Administration" (Charles Edward O'Neill); "Private Enterprise vs. Mercantilism: The Cadillac-Duclos Affair" (Carl A. Brasseaux); "The Superior Council in Colonial Louisiana" (James D. Hardy, Jr.); "The Development of Industries in Louisiana During the French Regime, 1673-1763" (Nancy M. Miller Surrey); "An Adventurous Voyage to French Colonial Louisiana: The Narrative of Mother Tranchepain, 1727" (Marion Ware); "The Establishment of a Colonist" (Antoine-Simon Le Page Du Pratz); "From African Captivity to American Slavery: The Introduction of Black Laborers to Colonial Louisiana" (Daniel H. Usner, Jr.); "The French and the Natchez Indians in Louisiana: 1700-1731" (Patricia D. Woods); "La Louisiane avant Vaudreuil" ("Louisiana before Vaudreuil," Guy Fregault) "New Orleans under French Rule" (Sarah Searight); "Les problemes d'installation des Acadiens en Louisiane au XVIIIe siecle" ("Settlement Problems of the Acadians in Louisiana in the 18th Century," Jacqueline Voorhies); "The New Orleans Revolution of 1768: A Reappraisal" (Richard Ira Matthews); "Some Eighteenth-Century French Views on Louisiana" (Pierre H. Boulle); "Louisiana as a Factor in French Diplomacy from 1762 to 1800" (Mildred Stahl Fletcher); "The World Aspects of the Louisiana Purchase (William M. Sloane); and "The Transfer" (Pierre-Clement de Laussat). (LH)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Biculturalism, Colonial History (United States), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Culture, Ethnic Groups, Governance, Industrialization, Land Settlement, Slavery, Social History, Social Studies, Subcultures, United States History, War
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: Louisiana; Louisiana (New Orleans)