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Cajun History, Life & Values

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On the Web: Articles

Acadian to Cajun: History of a Society Built on the Extended Family. Carl A. Brasseaux (8/99).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ancelet, Barry Jean. Cajun Music: Its Origins & Development (Lafayette: U. Southwestern Louisiana, 1989).

__________. Cajun Country (Jackson: U. Mississippi, 1991).

__________. Cajun & Creole Folk Tales (NY: Garland, 1994).

___________. Cajun & Creole Music Makers (Jackson: U. Mississippi, 1999).

Brasseaux, Carl. The Founding of New Acadia: the Beginnings of Acadian Life in Louisiana, 1765-1803 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U., 1987).

__________. Scattered to the Wind: Dispersal & Wanderings of the Acadians, 1755-1809 (Lafayette LA: Center for Louisiana Studies, 1991).

__________. Acadian to Cajun: Transformation of a People, 1803-1877 (Jackson MS: U. Missippi, 1992).

__________; Keith P. Fontenot & Claude F. Oubre. (?:?, 1996).

Broven, John. South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous (Gretna LA: Pelican, 1983).

Gould, Philip. Cajun Music & Zydeco (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U, 1992.

Griffiths, Nancy. The Acadians: Creation of a People (Toronto: McGraw Hill/Ryerson, 1973).

Gutierrez, C. Paige. Cajun Foodways (Jackson: U. Mississippi, 1992).

Post, Lauren C. Cajun Sketches from the Praries of Southwest Louisiana (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U, 1962).

Reneaux, J.J. Cajun Folktales (Little Rock: August House, 1992).

Rushton, William Faulkner. The Cajuns (NY, 1994).

Savoy, Ann Allen (ed.) Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People (Eunice LA: Bluebird, 1984).

Stivale, Charles J. Disenchanting Les Bons Temps: Identity & Authenticity in Cajun Music & Dance (Durham NC: Duke, 2003).

Tidwell, Mike. Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life & Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast (NY: Panthron, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

Burke, James Lee. Sunset Limited (NY: Bantam, 2003)

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

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