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African Women in French and Spanish Louisiana Origins, Roles, Family, Work, Treatment

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Louisiana was, and is, a truly, multicutural society that developed very differently from the thirteen original Angolo colonies. In colonial Louisiana, an entirely new Creole culture was created from ... More


The Institutionalization of French in Louisiana: History, Successes, and Challenges for The Future

Albert Camp

in Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823854
eISBN:
9781496823861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823854.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Camp explores the history of French Louisiana through schools and organizations, focusing on immersion education and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL).


The Louisiana Creole Language Today

Thomas A. Klingler

in Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823854
eISBN:
9781496823861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823854.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter offers general background and history of the development of Louisiana Creole, an overview of speakers, and a discussion of key linguistic features.


The History of French in Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the reader to Louisiana French. Four varieties of French are generally recognized by linguists: Colonial French, Plantation Society French, Louisiana Creole, and Louisiana ... More


French Education in New Orleans

Robin White

in Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823854
eISBN:
9781496823861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823854.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is a specific focus on French immersion schools in New Orleans, from the 1700s through the 21st century.


History and Variation in Louisiana French

Nathalie Dajko

in Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823854
eISBN:
9781496823861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823854.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is an overview of the range of French spoken in Louisiana and the historical forces that created the francophone landscape we have today.


Further Creole Migration and Bridging to Other Social Networks

Mark F. DeWitt

in Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Creole migration to California continued through the postwar periods of the 1940s, as social inequality in the South and differential economic opportunities made California attractive as a place to ... More


Monde Creolé: The Cultural World of French Louisiana Creoles and the Creolization of World Cultures

Nick Spitzer

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains that “Monde Créole” is a concept intended to summarize a range of interests from the “small world” of Creole culture in rural French Louisiana to the idea of global society made ... More


Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Sara Le Menestrel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the role of music in negotiating difference. It brings to light processes of differentiation and social stereotypes and hierarchies at at work in the evolving French Louisiana ... More


Folk Revival Connection: The Musicians

Mark F. DeWitt

in Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s stimulated outsider interest in Louisiana French music and culture. This chapter discusses how some revivalists from a hotbed of old-time ... More


French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French on Shifting Ground introduces readers to the lower Lafourche Basin, Louisiana, where the land, a language, and a way of life are at risk due to climate change, environmental disaster, and ... More


Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Mark F. DeWitt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Queen Ida. Danny Poullard. Documentary filmmaker Les Blank. Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records. These are names that are familiar to many fans of Cajun music and zydeco, and they have one other ... More


French in the Lower Lafourche Basin

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Four provides a detailed account of the French of the Lafourche basin, outlining particularities especially at the lexical and phonetic/phonological levels. It shows how the language varies ... More


“Said, Without Being Asked”: An Introduction

Sophie White

in Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469654041
eISBN:
9781469654065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654041.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on 18th century testimony by enslaved Africans in French colonial Louisiana, and the 1764 interrogatory of Marguerite in particular, the introduction lays out why such court records can be ... More


Myth and Reality

Stève Sainlaude

in France and the American Civil War: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649948
eISBN:
9781469649962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649948.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Southern propagandists hoped to rally the French to their cause by using the memory of French Louisiana. In particular, they highlighed the North’s refusal to let its rival leave the federation, ... More


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