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Champlain : the birth of French America

Author: Raymonde Litalien; Denis Vaugeois; Käthe Roth
Publisher: [Montréal] : McGill-Queen's University Press ; [Sillery, Québec] : Septentrion, 2004.
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"Samuel de Champlain is one of Canada's most significant historical figures. Both tenacious and knowledgeable, he sustained the fledgling settlement at Quebec, orchestrated alliances with Aboriginal groups, explored and mapped much of Atlantic Canada and the St. Lawrence Valley, and struggled to gain support for New France." "In Champlain: The Birth of French America historians, ethnologists, archaeologists,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Samuel de Champlain; Samuel de Champlain; Samuel de Champlain; Samuel de Champlain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymonde Litalien; Denis Vaugeois; Käthe Roth
ISBN: 0773528504 9780773528505 2894483899 9782894483893
OCLC Number: 56683640
Notes: Translation of: Champlain : la naissance de l'Amérique française. Sillery : Septentrion, 2004.
Description: 397 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 34 cm.
Contents: Preface / Denis Vaugeois --
Historiography of Samuel Champlain / Raymonde Litalien --
The Royal Navy in Champlain's time / Etienne Taillemite --
Henri IV and the world overseas : a decisive time in the history of New France / Bernard Barbiche --
Brouage in the time of Champlain : a new town open to the world / Nathalie Fiquet --
American aboriginals in the Ballets de Cour in Champlain's time / Francois Moureau --
The European fur trade and the context of Champlain's arrival / Bernard Allaire --
The continent on which Champlain set foot in 1603 / Marcel Trudel --
The manuscripts of the Brief Discours / Laura Giraudo --
Is the Brief Discours by Champlain? / Francois-Marc Gagnon --
Research report : a mission to Spain / Laura Giraudo --
The French in New England before Champlain / Laurier Turgeon --
Acadia in Champlain's New France : from Arcadia to China / Pauline Arseneault --
Champlain and Lescarbot : an impossible friendship / Eric Thierry --
A creation of Champlain's : The Order of Good Cheer / Eric Thierry --
Pierre Dugua de Mons : Lieutenant General of New France / Jean-Yves Grenon --
The birth of the Franco-American alliance / Alain Beaulieu --
Migrations to New France in Champlain's time / Gervais Carpin --
Champlain and Ontario (1603-35) / Gaetan Gervais --
Samuel de Champlain and religion / Dominique Deslandres --
Domestication of the countryside and provision of supplies / Paul-Louis Martin --
Champlain, administrator / John A. Dickinson --
Champlain's place-names / Christian Morissonneau.
Other Titles: Champlain.
Responsibility: edited by Raymonde Litalien and Denis Vaugeois ; translated by Käthe Roth.

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