Illustrated History of the Acadians of Prince Edward IslandAuthor: Georges Arsenault
Publisher: Acorn Press
Written for the general reader, this book by Georges Arsenault provides an overview of the three hundred years of French and Acadian presence on Prince Edward Island. The author describes the first settlements established on the Island by France, the deportation of the Acadian inhabitants in 1758, and their resettlement on the Island. He also looks at the evolution of the economy, the role of the Catholic Church, French-language education, and the struggles to ensure a vibrant French culture in the Acadian communities throughout the Island.
|Published||July 31 2019|
|Dimensions||9(in) x 6(in)|