France in the New World: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society

France in the New World: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society

by David Buisseret
     
 

The 22(nd) annual conference of the FCHS took place at Poitiers, France, early in June of 1996. Sixteen papers from this conference have now been brought together in this important collection, with authors who come from both sides of the Atlantic. They offer insights into in demographic, diplomatic, economic, medical, military, and political history, containing the… See more details below

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The 22(nd) annual conference of the FCHS took place at Poitiers, France, early in June of 1996. Sixteen papers from this conference have now been brought together in this important collection, with authors who come from both sides of the Atlantic. They offer insights into in demographic, diplomatic, economic, medical, military, and political history, containing the latest research and revising ideas about the French presence overseas. Among the subject areas explored are: the French Revolution in Martinique, eighteenth-century medical practice along the Mississippi River, a family plantation on St-Domingue, Anglo-French diplomatic problems over Newfoundland fishery, and French trading posts on the Great Lakes in the eighteenth century.

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ISBN-13:
9780870134487
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1780L (what's this?)

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