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Sods, Soil, and Spades The Acadians At Grand Pré and Their Dykeland Legacy

By: Bleakney, J. Sherman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19240

ISBN: 0773528164

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; 9.8 X 7.1 X 0.9 inches; 221 pages; "This is a detailed account of how early Acadian settlers turned the Grand Pre tidal marshes into fertile farming land. It also explores the unique and elegant engineering principles and practices used by the Acadians and looks at how their culture influenced their success in mastering this marshland region."" View more info