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Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World
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Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Elizabeth M. Scott

Abstract

This collection offers a new understanding of communities of French heritage in the New World, drawing on archaeological and historical evidence from both colonial and post-Conquest settings. It counters the prevailing but mistaken notion that the French role in New World histories was confined largely to Québec and New Orleans and lasted only through the French and Indian War. Some chapters in the volume reveal new insights into French colonial communities, while others concern the post-Conquest Francophone communities that thrived under British, Spanish, or American control, long after Franc ... More

Keywords: French heritage, Francophone communities, post-Conquest, colonial, archaeology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813054391
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813054391.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth M. Scott, editor