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  • Author: DuLong, John

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45830070

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Overview of the French Canadian presence in the Great Lakes Region - from the forests of the seventeenth century to the industrial landscapes of the nineteenth and twentieth. Migration waves and community developments in this region, particularly in…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12665191

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Comprehensive history of French Canadians and Franco Americans in New England, with an emphasis on the early 20th century. Introduced with a summary of early North American exploration and colonization. Spans in specific an historical period that…

  • Author: Courville, Serge

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 213525701

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From UBC Press: "In this richly documented work, Serge Courville tells the geographical history of Quebec, from the appearance of the first human groups through to the present day. This detailed and erudite book maps the major stages of Quebec’s…

  • Author: Cather, Willa

Date: 1931

Language: English

Find in a Library: 167912

Novel set in seventeenth-century Canada - New France - maneuvering between a widower, his family and guests, and the great political figures of the time. Written by Cather out of a brief obsession with Québec and French Canada in the early twentieth…

  • Author: Beresford, Bruce (director)

Date: 1991 September

Language: English, Latin, Cree, Mohawk, Algonquin

Find in a Library: 228009707

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From the Canadian Film Encyclopedia: "Black Robe is a bleak but majestic film about the diverse cultures of the French settlers and the Algonquin people, and the clashes between them....The hostile wilderness of 17th-century New France is the setting…

  • Author: Eccles, W.J.

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39664550

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Previously published under the title "France in America." From Fitzhenry and Whiteside, publishers: "This vivid account of the crucial role played by the French in the Western Hemisphere chronicles the rise and fall of the French empire on the…

  • Author: Podruchny, Carolyn

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find Online: 69020884

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  • Author: Lamarre, Jean

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51613888

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From Wayne State University Press: "'The French Canadians of Michigan' looks at the factors behind the French Canadian immigration by providing a statistical profile of the migratory movement as well as analysis of the strategies used by French…

  • Author: Kent, Timothy J.

Date: 2009

Language: en

Find in a Library: 466744451

From the author: "When Kevin and Ben Kent were ages seven and five, their parents conceived an exciting, enriching, and educational project for the family. As a team, they began paddling the 3,000 mile length of the mainline fur trade canoe route…

  • Author: Amsbary, Wallace Bruce

Date: 1904

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1497192

Find Online: OL13801811W

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Folkloric ballads written in the Illinois French vernacular of the early 20th century.The introduction reads, "the ballads of Bourbonnais were written in the hope of preserving, if possible, the dialect of the Illinois French-Canadian."

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2002

Language: English

Find in a Library: 65165055

A sequel to "The Virgin Forest" (2000), second novel in "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Bastien and Marguerite's first Canadian-born descendants face trials and challenges that are quite different from those experienced by…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 122407531

Third novel in "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Three decades of colonial peace and prosperity follow the Treaty of Utrecht. Bastien's three succeeding generations migrate to settle south and west along the Saint Lawrence…

  • Author: Olivier, Julien
  • Author: Parent, Michael

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 34776071

French folklore in North America with an explanation of popular images and themes, as well as a glossary of vernacular terms in translation. From August House Publishers: "In 'Of Kings and Fools' Julien Olivier and Michael Parent recount the stories…

  • Author: Lamarre, Jean

Date: 1996

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Histoire

Institution: Université de Montréal

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 46524973

Ce texte a devenu le livre "Le Canadiens français du Michigan" (2000), ou "The French Canadians of Michigan" (2003). Du résumé: "Cette thèse a pour objet la migration des Canadiens français vers le Michigan de 1840 à 1914. Elle s'intéresse de…

  • Author: Kristofferson, Robert B.

Date: 2010

Publication: The American Historical Review

Volume: 115

Language: en

Find in a Library: 611180848

A review of Béatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada" (University of Toronto Press, 2009). The reviewer, Robert Kristofferson, is a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Author: Gill, Robert M.

Date: 1978 Autumn

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 8

Language:

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Gill explores French Canadian societies through the lens of its literatures, particularly those coming from Quebec. He introduces his efforts with a brief illustration of the rise and fall of New France, where he claims that French Canadians have…

  • Author: French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
  • Author: Moreau, Gail

Date: 2001 January

Publication: Journal of the French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan

Volume: 22

Language:

Find in a Library: 317154052

Tricentennial commemorative issue of the FCHS Journal in celebration of Michigan's habitant history. Contains pictures, copies of original written documents, brief articles, biographies, genealogies, etc.

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1986

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768

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Essay attempting to dispel inaccuracies of the Acadian tradition in the Madawaska area, and to reckon the historical record with popular historical perceptions about that region that have developed over time by those who claim to be descendent from…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2010 Spring

Publication: Business History Review

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 615119645

A business review of Beatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada." The reviewer, Leslie Choquette, author of "Frenchmen into Peasants: Modernity and Tradition in the Peopling of…

  • Author: Bitterman, Rusty

Date: 2010 May

Publication: The Canadian Historical Review

Volume: 91

Language: en

Find in a Library: 636583523

A review of Béatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada" (University of Toronto Press, 2007). From Bittermann, provided by Project MUSE: "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists…