ISBN-10:
0312592639
ISBN-13:
9780312592639
Pub. Date:
02/23/2012
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New France: A Brief History with Documents / Edition 1

Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New France: A Brief History with Documents / Edition 1

by Samuel de Champlain, Gayle Brunelle
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ISBN-13: 9780312592639
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 02/23/2012
Series: Bedford Series in History & Culture (Paperback)
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Gayle K. Brunelle (Ph.D. Emory University) is a professor of history at California State University, Fullerton, where she specializes in Early Modern Europe and the Atlantic World. She is co-author of Murder in the Métro: Laetitia Toureaux and the Cagoule in 1930s France, (2010) author of The New World Merchants of Rouen, 1559-1630 and, has written numerous articles and book chapters.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
List of Maps and Illustrations

 
PART ONE. INTRODUCTION: SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN: BETWEEN FRANCE AND THE NEW WORLD
  France and North America Before Champlain
  Explorer, Cartographer, Diplomat, Enigma (Colonial Administrator)
  Champlain's Legacy: Founder of New France?
 
PART TWO. THE DOCUMENTS
1. Explorer
   1. Samuel de Champlain, On Exploring the Coast of Nurumbega (Maine), 1604
   2. Samuel de Champlain, On Attempts to Visit the "Inland Sea" (Hudson's Bay), 1613
2. Navigator, Cartographer, and Illustrator
   3. Guillemme Levasseur, A Map of the Atlantic Ocean, 1601
   4. Samuel de Champlain, Map of the Atlantic Coast from Acadia to Nantucket Sound, 1607
   5. Samuel de Champlain, detail from A Map of New France for the Literate Public, 1612
   6. Samuel de Champlain, Map of 1613 (Document 6)
   7. Samuel de Champlain, On the Duties and Skills of a Good Seaman, 1632
3. Witness to the Native American World
   8. Samuel de Champlain, Renewing a Crucial Alliance Between the French and the Montagnais, May 1603
   9. Samuel de Champlain, Observations and Mutual Incomprehension at Tadoussac, 1603
   10. Samuel de Champlain, On the Founding of Québec, and Observations of the Montagnais Living Nearby, 1608
  11. Samuel de Champlain, A Journey Into Iroquois Territory and a Battle at Lake Champlain, 1609
  12. Samuel de Champlain, In Huronia—Observations and A Military Alliance, 1615-1616
4. Administrator and Diplomat
  13. Samuel de Champlain, Two Ceremonies in Acadia: A Souriquois Funeral and the Order of Good Cheer, 1606-1607
  14. Samuel de Champlain, On Mediating Struggles Over the Fur Trade, 1620
  15. Samuel de Champlain, Conflict and Negotiations With the Natives, 1627
   16. Samuel de Champlain, An English Blockade Threatens Québec's Survival, 1628
 
Appendixes
   A Chronology of the Life of Samuel de Champlain (1523-1635)
   Questions for Consideration
   Selected Bibliography

Index

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