The Cajuns: A People's Story of Exile and Triumph

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From the Author's Introduction This is the story of one of the great crimes of history, a brutal act of genocide committed two and a half centuries ago.More than 10,000 men, women and children were removed from their homeland at gunpoint and sent into exile. They were stripped of the farms that ad nurtured and sustained their families for four generations. Their homes and most of their possessions were destroyed. Five thousand of these unfortunate people, maybe more, died of disease and deprivation or perished in ...

The Cajuns: A People's Story of Exile and Triumph 2005, Wiley, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780470836095

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