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The Resource A great and noble scheme : the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland, John Mack Faragher

A great and noble scheme : the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland, John Mack Faragher

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A great and noble scheme : the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland
Title
A great and noble scheme
Title remainder
the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland
Statement of responsibility
John Mack Faragher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the August 1755 forced relocation of some eighteen thousand neutral French residents from the Nova Scotia province by European imperialists and American colonists, an act that separated families and resulted in the deaths of thousands of Acadian residents. 15,000 first printing
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166883
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
971.6/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1038
LC item number
.F37 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland
Label
A great and noble scheme : the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland, John Mack Faragher
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0419/2004013774.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 481-538) and index
Contents
L'ordre de bon-temps : the French arrival in l'Acadie, 1604-1616 -- Seigneurs et roturiers : the birth of the Acadian people, 1614-1688 -- Cunning is better than force : life in the borderland, 1671-1696 -- Nos amis les ennemis : the English conquest, 1696-1710 -- The meadows of l'Acadie : imperial designs and Acadian desires, 1710-1718 -- To gett them over by degrees : controversy over the oath, 1718-1730 -- The French neutrals : years of Acadian prosperity, 1730-1739 -- Plac'd between two fires : Paul Mascarene and imperial war, 1739-1747 -- Discord and desolation : the British buildup, 1748-1753 -- By fire and sword : the siege of Beauséjour, December 1753-July 1755 -- Driven out of the country : the decision to remove the Acadians, June-July 1755 -- Gone, all gone: the expulsion, August-December 1755 -- Removed to a strange land : the exiles, 1755-1758 -- Chasse à mort! : the refugees, 1756-1760 -- The rays of the morning : end of the removal era, 1760-1785 -- Le grand dérangement : memory and history
Control code
2443541
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 562 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393051353
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004013774
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55730272
Label
A great and noble scheme : the tragic story of the expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland, John Mack Faragher
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0419/2004013774.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 481-538) and index
Contents
L'ordre de bon-temps : the French arrival in l'Acadie, 1604-1616 -- Seigneurs et roturiers : the birth of the Acadian people, 1614-1688 -- Cunning is better than force : life in the borderland, 1671-1696 -- Nos amis les ennemis : the English conquest, 1696-1710 -- The meadows of l'Acadie : imperial designs and Acadian desires, 1710-1718 -- To gett them over by degrees : controversy over the oath, 1718-1730 -- The French neutrals : years of Acadian prosperity, 1730-1739 -- Plac'd between two fires : Paul Mascarene and imperial war, 1739-1747 -- Discord and desolation : the British buildup, 1748-1753 -- By fire and sword : the siege of Beauséjour, December 1753-July 1755 -- Driven out of the country : the decision to remove the Acadians, June-July 1755 -- Gone, all gone: the expulsion, August-December 1755 -- Removed to a strange land : the exiles, 1755-1758 -- Chasse à mort! : the refugees, 1756-1760 -- The rays of the morning : end of the removal era, 1760-1785 -- Le grand dérangement : memory and history
Control code
2443541
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 562 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393051353
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004013774
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55730272

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