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Author Saugera, Eric.
Title Reborn in America [electronic resource] : French exiles and refugees in the United States and the vine and olive adventure, 1815-1865 / Eric Saugera ; translated by Madeleine Velguth.
Publication Info. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description x, 572 p. : maps.
Series Atlantic crossings.
Note Based on the author's thesis written in French in 2007, entitled: Renaître en América.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Treason and terror -- A critical moment -- The "chief culprits" -- Political reaction in Gironde -- Across the Atlantic -- Maritime exodus -- A conflictual friendship -- Settling in America -- Alabama's exotic roots -- Grape harvests in America -- The new Thebaid -- A gift from Congress -- A family affair -- French lands in Alabama -- Routes to the South -- The promised land -- The French and the others -- A model colonist -- Choice of a world -- Rebirth in America -- Return to the homeland.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject French Americans -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
French Americans -- Land tenure -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Agricultural colonies -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Vine and Olive Colony.
Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780817317232 (cloth alk. paper)
0817317236 (cloth alk. paper)
9780817385118 (e-book)
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