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A Franco-American Overview. Volume 2. Midwest and West [microform] / Andre Martin, Comp
Bib ID 5456654
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Martin, Andre, Comp
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1980 
307 p. 
ISBN 9780898571356

Intended to help readers develop an appreciation of the contributions of Franco-Americans to the cultural heritage of the United States, this book, the second of six volumes, presents 15 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 western and midwestern United States. The following articles are presented: "French Explorers and Settlers in Northern California, 1769-1870" (William George Reese); "The Church in Colonial America 1492-1790" (John Tracy Ellis); "The Huguenots of Colonial South Carolina" (Arthur Henry Hirsch); "Le Canadien-Francais et L'Amerindien" ("The French-Canadian and the American Indian," Charles Noyes); "Belle-Riviere, Griffon et Creve-Coeur: La Tenace Poursuite d'un Reve Imperial" ("Beautiful River, Griffin and Heartbreak: The Tenacious Pursuit of an Imperial Dream," M. Helene Pauly); "De Normandie en Mongolie? Nicolet chez les Etranges Winebagos" ("From Normandy to Mongolia? Nicolet in the Land of the Strange Winebagos," M. Helene Pauly); "The Fur Trade in Wisconsin" (Larry Gara); "The French Residents of Wisconsin" (Louise Phelps Kellogg); "Minnesota--A History of the State" (Theodore C. Blegen); "The Historical Geography of Detroit" (Almon Ernest Parkins); "The Story of Detroit" (George B. Catlin); "Annals of St. Louis in its Early Days under the French and Spanish Dominations" (Frederic L. Billon); "Gulf Coast Country" (Hodding Carter and Anthony Ragusin); "Sketches of Early Texas and Louisiana" (Frederic Gaillardet); and "Four Cents an Acre" (Georges Oudard). (LH)


Sponsoring Agency: Department of Education, Washington, DC.

ERIC Note: For the other volumes in this series, see SO 016 725-730. Three chapters are presented in French.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Acculturation.  |  Biculturalism.  |  Colonial History (United States)  |  Cross Cultural Studies.  |  Cultural Education.  |  Cultural Influences.  |  Cultural Pluralism.  |  Culture.  |  Ethnic Groups.  |  Land Settlement.  |  Migration.  |  Social History.  |  Social Studies.  |  Subcultures.  |  United States History.  |  Franco Americans United States (West)  |  California French (Canadian) French Culture Fur Trade Huguenots Louisiana Michigan (Detroit) Minnesota South Carolina United States (Midwest Wisconsin
Form/genre Historical Materials.  |  Opinion Papers.  |  Collected Works, General.
Other authors/contributors National Assessment and Dissemination Center for Bilingual Education, Cambridge, MA  |  National Materials Development Center for French and Portuguese, Bedford, NH
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