Introduction -- I. Historical sketch of the Acadians, by J.R. Ficklen -- II. Old Acadia revisited (extract from Baddeck) by C.D. Warner -- III. The Acadian land, by C.D. Warner -- IV. The Acadians of Louisiana, their social life, by Alcée Fortier -- V. The Acadians of romance (extracts from Evangeline) by Henry Longfellow.