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LES NOUVELLES FRANCES, FRANCE IN AMERICA, 1500-1815, AN IMPERIAL PERSPECTIVE. Philip P. Boucher

LES NOUVELLES FRANCES, FRANCE IN AMERICA, 1500-1815, AN IMPERIAL PERSPECTIVE.

Providence: The John Carter Brown Library, 1989. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxi, 122 pages. Published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution. Gives a 300 year history of the settlement and relationship of the French in the Western Hemisphere. With a descriptive bibliography of the 133 rare books from the Library's exhibition. Illustrated. READ MORE

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     CONTENTS 


xiii List of Illustrations 
  xv Foreword by Norman Fiering 
xvii List of Primary Sources Cited in the Text 

   1 Introduction 

   3 CHAPTER I 
     Approaches to America, 1500-1626 

  25 CHAPTER II 
     Footholds, 1626-1664 

  43 CHAPTER III 
     The Establishment of the Old Colonial System, 1664-1688 

  61 CHAPTER IV 
     War and Empire, 1689-1715 

  69 CHAPTER V 
     Apogee and Catastrophe, 1715-1763 

  85 CHAPTER VI 
     Sunset of the Old Regime Empire, 1763-1789 

  97 CHAPTER VII 
     Revolution and the Last Crisis, 1789-1815 

 105 Index to Authors and Titles of Primary Sources Cited 
 113 Selected Secondary Sources
 115 Suggestions for Further Reading 
 117 General Index