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Champlain's dream

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Samuel de Champlain; Samuel de Champlain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 1416593330 9781416593331 1416593322 9781416593324
OCLC Number: 320196263
Description: xiii, 834 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: In search of Champlain --
A leader in the making --
Explorer of Acadia --
Founder of Quebec --
Builder of New France --
Father of French Canada --
Conclusion: a leader's long reach --
Memories of Champlain: images and interpretations, 1608-2008 --
Appendixes.
Responsibility: David Hackett Fischer.

Abstract:

Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.

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