From “Nouvelle-France” to “Francophonie canadienne”: a historical survey

  title={From “Nouvelle-France” to “Francophonie canadienne”: a historical survey},
  author={G. Allaire},
  • G. Allaire
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Abstract From the time when France settled New France in the seventeenth century to the present, the French-speaking population went from a majority in a French colony to a minority in an English-speaking country. It was at first located in three areas: Canada, Acadia, and Louisiana. It expanded from the St. Lawrence Valley and the province of Quebec to New England and in many areas of the other provinces of Canada. They brought with them their language, their culture, their institutions and… CONTINUE READING
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