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Ghost empire : how the French almost conquered North America

Author: Philip Marchand
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
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In the 1680s, the Frenchman, Robert de La Salle explored the Great Lakes and the entire Mississippi, before being murdered by his own men when he led them on a disastrous mission to Texas. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marchand, Philip, 1946-
Ghost empire.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(DLC) 2006037767
(OCoLC)72147211
Named Person: Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de; Philip Marchand
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Marchand
ISBN: 9781567206548 1567206549
OCLC Number: 232286439
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 459 pages) : maps
Contents: The persistence of blood --
La Salle on the prairies --
The great peace --
China --
Fort Frontenac --
The carrying place --
Fort Niagara --
Detroit --
Saint Ignace --
Green Bay --
Kankakee --
Sainte Genevieve --
Fort Assumption --
Arkansas post --
La Pointe Noire --
The devil's empire --
The communion of saints.
Responsibility: Philip Marchand.
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"French North America, a country that might have been but never materialized, inspired Marchand to take to the road and seek its traces. With his itinerary guided by the explorations of La Salle in Read more...

 
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