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The French in North America 1500-1783


This vivid account of the crucial role played by the French in the Western Hemisphere chronicles the rise and fall of the French empire on the mainland of North America and in the West Indies, from the arrival of the Breton, Norman and Basque fisherman on the Grand Banks around 1500 to the sale of Louisiana to the United States in 1803. Professor Eccles depicts the establishment of Baroque civilization and the attempt to create a New Jerusalem in the North American wilderness, gives an account of the establishment of ...

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The French in North America 1500-1783
1998, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham

ISBN-13: 9781550410761

Revised edition

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The French in North America: 1500-1783
1998, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870134845

3rd Revised edition

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