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  • Author: Wolkovich-Valkavicius, William

Date: 1990-win

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039, 60621443, 574619183

Article describing nativist, anti-Catholic sentiment in rural Massachusetts's Nashoba Valley in the nineteenth and early twentieth century - including the towns of Shirley, Groton, and Pepperell. Negative local attitudes toward Irish and French…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

Find Online: OL15621284W

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1982-spr

Publication: Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773426, 807291117

Observations of Jack Kerouac's ethnoreligious background - Franco American and Roman Catholic - and what the author describes as one of three "panels of the survivance triptych" : Catholicism. Historical descriptions of the role and actions of the…

  • Author: Wilcox, Jerry

Date: 1982-fall

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Quantitative analysis of fertility rates among Irish and French Canadian immigrant families as compared to native Massachusetts families in two years of western Massachusetts census reporting: 1850 and 1880. Unique contribution to analyses of…

  • Author: Ouellette, Susan

Date: 2002-09 (fall)

Publication: New York History : Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Volume: 83

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4862461, 605179974

Article discussing cultural and economic factors in the development of immigrant community and identity in Plattsburgh, New York, between 1850 and 1890 among French Canadians - the largest immigrant group of the time period in Plattsburgh. The impact…

  • Author: Beattie, Betsy

Date: 1989

Publication: Vermont History : The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 57

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article characterizing the social and economic conditions surrounding Vermont's fluid French Canadian immigrant populations in Burlington and Colchester at the outset of 1850, and the ensuing decade's historical significance in the process of…

  • Author: Johnson, Joyce

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774147822

Find Online: OL16489825W

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Biographical portrait of Jack Kerouac, with uniquely heavy emphasis on the suggested influence of his French Canadian heritage - and the French language - on the style and content of his creative works. Written by a Kerouac contemporary and former…

  • Author: Faux, Tom

Date: 2009

Publication: World of Music

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642050

Profile of the life, training, and works of expert Maine-based fiddler, Don Roy. The musical traditions in which he seats himself, and the attention he has brought to contemporary fiddle playing through public performance. The author's critique of…

  • Author: Gagné, Gilbert

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring cultural policies implemented by Canada and Québec governments to both protect and promote cultural industries and indigenous cultural forms. The function of these policies in shaping national identities. The impact of these…

  • Author: Collin, Marc
  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Buck, Paul

Date: 2006 spring/summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing several ways to integrate resources in Québec history into American university curricula on the history of the United States and North America. Historiographical summaries of historical periods and subject areas in Québec…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Culture and Communication

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25826165

Essay exploring the 1989 controversy surrounding the Maine State Legislature's protest over the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's use of the word "frog" in advertising its telephone number: 581-FROG. A case-study in communication research…

  • Author: Walker, David

Date: 1962-08-00

Publication: Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47075794, 833682

Interpretation of Franco American presidential voting behavior in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island previous to 1962. Takes into account wavering levels of ethnic solidarity, changes in economic class position, religious…

  • Author: Chmielewski, Laura M.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726819031

Find Online: OL25115960M

Exploration of Maine's religious culture and various religious identities in the 17th and early 18th centuries. A study of religious eclecticism in the New England/New France borderland that complicates conventional notions of Christian orthodoxy, or…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Cuccioletta, Donald
  • Author: Desbiens, Albert

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the notion of "américanité" in Québec: not as an extension of a USA process of "Americanization," but as a descriptive continental term that relates to, contextualizes, characterizes, and pluralizes Québécois identity. Changing…

  • Author: Bernier, Léon
  • Author: Bédard, Guy

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Une exploration du terme et du thème "américanité" en tant qu'un point focal d'identité et d'identification du Québécois francophone. Les manières dont la géographie, la langue et la perception culturelle de soi comprendre pour les…

  • Author: Gaddas, Aya L.

Date: 2011

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621717

Article exploring the Providence, Rhode Island Francoeur family featured in David Plante's novels. The significance that the Canadian-American border plays for this family in shaping the cultural identities of its provincial characters, as well as…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

An account of author David Plante and his editor friend, Nikos, on a trip to Moscow in the 1980s. Accompanying Nikos to meetings with Russians looking to publish works on art and architecture, and Plante's other various guided excursions through the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the early twentieth-century English-language novel, "Under Canadian Skies," as unique to the canon of francophone Franco American novels of the same historical period. How author Joseph Choquet's form of literary ethnic advocacy…

  • Author: Gould, Karen L.

Date: 2003

Publication: Yale French Studies

Volume: 103

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1770272

Article describing the recent attraction of USA scholarship to French Canadian literature. The integration of this literature within academic French programs, and the various practical and theoretical challenges it poses to the broader canon of…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

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Book-length social history exploring the development of industry, industrial life, and the power of the politics surrounding them in southeastern New England - especially Fall River, Massachusetts - in the nineteenth century. Discussions of gender in…

  • Author: Melehy, Hassan

Date: 2012-09

Publication: American Literature

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42415832

Critical article exploring two of Jack Kerouac's novels - "Doctor Sax" and "Satori in Paris" - in a way that emphasizes the importance of Kerouac's "translingual" identity, cultural heritage, and his relationship to the diasporic history of the…

  • Author: Kegley, Alice

Date: 2006-12-18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314398691

Historical novel introducing the author's great-great-grandparents' from Montréal, Québec, and their family's new life after immigrating to Rapid City in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, USA. Begins with the mother - Alphonsine - and her…

  • Author: Chong, Ping

Date: 1988

Book Title: New Plays USA : 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 17980398

Dramatic piece that follows five young people of different sociocultural backgrounds - and one Rwandan gorilla - interacting with one another at various stages of their lives in the suburban United States, all under the apparent study of the…

  • Author: Barry, Dan

Date: 1988 June 5

Publication: Providence Sunday Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9440205

Report on famed Woonsocket, Rhode Island woman of Catholic piety, Marie Rose Ferron, and the faith community that developed around her during her short life and after her death in 1936. The alleged stigmatist whose shrines continue to exist; whose…

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: The Southern Review

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1766210

Short fiction piece that follows Maggie - a Maine woman in Montréal - through a sudden relationship with her "jumelle interlinguistique," Noémi, and with the province and people of which she discovers she may not be a part.