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Sturgis Reviews Book on First Ethnic Cleansing in America

reasoncover1105.jpgDr. Amy H. Sturgis, professor of liberal studies, reviews a new book about the the expulsion of the French Acadians from Nova Scotia in the 1600s and 1700s by the British published in Reason magazine. Sturgis reviews A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians From Their American Homeland, written by Yale University historian John Mack Faragher. You can read the article in the November 2005 issue of Reason or online here. Sturgis holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history and has written several books, including The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal, forthcoming from Greenwood Press.

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