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Chasing empire across the sea : communications and the state in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763

Author: Kenneth J Banks
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002.
Series: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Details how France seemed destined to take a leading role in settling the Americas and establishing posts in West Africa. This book argues that the failure to do so can be explained by problems  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Banks, Kenneth J., 1958-
Chasing empire across the sea.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2003501743
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Banks
ISBN: 9780773524446 0773524444 9780773570641 0773570640 1282860798 9781282860797 9786612860799 6612860790
OCLC Number: 76898638
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages) : maps
Series Title: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Banks.
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An ambitious study of an important, but difficult-to-reach dimension of European colonialism in America. The systematic comparison of the port towns of Quebec, New Orleans, and St Pierre is in itself Read more...

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