Succeeds on many levels--as a reference to past work, as a presentation of exciting new work in archaeology, and as a bridge between disciplines. Above all, the authors remind us that French, Native, and African peoples persisted.
--Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology
Truly highlights the diversity of the lived experiences of those inhabiting French colonial spaces, including those who did not occupy positions of power. . . . This book demonstrates that even though some of French settlement types were ephemeral, their presence has long-lasting consequences on today’s New World societies.
Teases out important questions about identity in colonial and postcolonial contexts.