Acadian History Books

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The Acadian Diaspora: An Eighteenth-Century History
by Christopher Hodson

A Guide to the Acadians in Maryland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
by Gregory A. Wood

From Nantes to Louisiana – The story of Acadia, the odyssey of an exiled people
by Gerard-Marc Braud

Scattered to the Wind – Dispersal and wanderings of the Acadians 1755-1809
by Carl A. Brasseaux

The Founding of New Acadia – The beginnings of Acadian life in Louisiana 1765-1803
by Carl A. Brasseaux

Acadian to Cajun – Transformation of a People 1803-1877
by Carl A. Brasseaux

History of the Acadians
by Bona Arsenault

Acadians  – People of the Maritimes
by Henri-Dominique Paratte

Two Beginnings – A brief Acadian history
by Alphonse Deveau

Acadian Redemption: From Beausoleil Broussard to the Queen’s Royal Proclamation
by Warren A. Perrin

A Great and Noble Scheme – The tragic story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American homeland
by John Mack Faragher

The Lion and the Lily – Nova Scotia between 1600-1760
by Peter Landry

Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors –  A young reader’s history (this book is aimed specifically toward younger people)
by Shane K. Bernard

Cajun Country – Cajun social life and customs
by Barry Jean Ancelet, Jay Edwards and Glen Pitre

Not forgotten, Not Gone – Acadian history, Cajun history especially along Bayou Lafourche
by Alces P. Adams

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