The French Overseas Empire / Edition 1

The French Overseas Empire / Edition 1

by Frederick Quinn, Jacqueline Pope
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275975436

ISBN-13: 9780275975432

Pub. Date: 10/30/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Tells the five-century story of the French overseas empire, assembled as much by chance as by systematic design, an imperial presence that brought European commerce, technology, and culture to indigenous peoples, while at the same time promoting the slave trade and inhibiting independence movements.

Overview

Tells the five-century story of the French overseas empire, assembled as much by chance as by systematic design, an imperial presence that brought European commerce, technology, and culture to indigenous peoples, while at the same time promoting the slave trade and inhibiting independence movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275975432
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Introduction1
1.The 16th Century: The Fishermen's and Sailors' Empire11
2.The 17th Century: The Traders' Empire39
3.The 18th Century: The Settlers' Empire67
4.The 19th Century: The Military's and Missionaries' Empire (Part I)107
5.The 19th Century: The Military's and Missionaries' Empire (Part II)135
6.The 20th Century: The Expanding Empire175
7.The 20th Century: The Receding Empire219
Chronology265
Maps273
Index283

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