The French in North America, 1500-1765

The French in North America, 1500-1765

by W. J. Eccles
     
 

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Describes the rise and fall of the French empire on the mainland of North America and in the West Indies. Depicts the attempt to create a New Jerusalem in the North American wilderness, gives an account of the creation of industries and commerce from the slave plantations of the south to the fur trade of the northwest, and discusses the colonists of other European powers. Previously published under the title France in America. This third edition takes into account new research into primary sources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870134845
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.91(d)

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