The History of the Acadians of New Brunswick
Of the four provinces in Atlantic Canada, New Brunswick has the largest concentration of Acadians. This book traces the history of a people that was formed by pioneers who arrived from France in the early 1600s. It examines the early days of the colony called "Acadie" and the circumstances that lead the Acadians to settle in New Brunswick. It describes the Acadians struggles to obtain language rights and the means to ensure their social and economic growth. It also offers a lively cultural portrait of the Acadian community in New Brunswick that highlights both folk traditions and contemporary artistic development.
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