Acadian Redemption: From Beausoleil Brossard to the Queen's Royal Proclamation

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Acadian Redemption, the first biography of an Acadian exile, defines the 18th century society of Acadia into which Joseph dit Beausoleil Broussard was born in 1702. The book explains his early life events and militant struggles with the British who had, for years, wanted to lay claim to the Acadians' rich lands. The book discusses the repercussions of Beausoleil's life that resulted in the evolution of the Acadian culture into what is now called the Cajun culture. More than 50 vintage photographs, maps, and documents are included.

Author: Warren Perrin
Publisher: Andrepont Publishing LLC
Published: 05/01/2005
Pages: 175
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.77lbs
Size: 8.98h x 6.26w x 0.52d
ISBN13: 9780976892700
ISBN10: 0976892707
BISAC Categories:
- Biography & Autobiography | Adventurers & Explorers
- Biography & Autobiography | Historical

About the Author
Warren A. Perrin is an attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana, and is a descendant of Beausoleil Broussard. He currently serves as President of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL). In 1999, Perrin served as President of a task force appointed to carry out FrancoFete '99, a year-long event comprised of over 1,500 cultural celebrations in recognition of Louisiana's tricentennial. He also helped to establish the non-profit Acadian Heritage and Culture Foundation, Inc. In recognition of his efforts, Perrin has been the recipient of many awards and honors, and has been the subject of many nationally broadcast interviews in the United States, England, and Canada.