French, Cajun, Creole, Houma: A Primer on Francophone Louisiana

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In recent years, ethnographers have recognized south Louisiana as home to perhaps the most complex rural society in North America. More than a dozen French-speaking immigrant groups have been identified there, Cajuns and white Creoles being the most famous. In this guide to the amazing social, cultural, and linguistic variation within Louisiana's French-speaking region, Carl A. Brasseaux presents an overview of the origins and evolution of all the Francophone communities. Brasseaux examines the impact of French immigration ...

French, Cajun, Creole, Houma: A Primer on Francophone Louisiana 2005, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807130360

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