TITLE

Cajun-French Language Maintenance and Shift: A Southwest Louisiana Case Study to 1970

AUTHOR(S)
Sexton, Rocky L.
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Journal of American Ethnic History;Summer2000, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the maintenance and shift of Cajun-French language in Southwest Louisiana. Two terms commonly used for Louisiana's colonial era white Francophone population; Critical perspective on the nineteenth-century language shift; Decline of French language after 1916.
ACCESSION #
3474602

Tags: CAJUN French dialect;  FRENCH language;  LOUISIANA -- Languages

 

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