Champlain: The Birth of French America by Raymonde LitalienChamplain: The Birth of French America by Raymonde Litalien

Champlain: The Birth of French America

EditorRaymonde Litalien, Denis Vaugeois

Hardcover | November 17, 2004

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This book is the definitive reference on Champlain and the birth of French America. It discusses not only the beginnings of L'Acadie, its development, and the difficulties of colonization but also looks at France during Champlain's time and analyses how he has been remembered. Lavishly illustrated, Champlain brings together the thirty-two maps attributed to him, reproduced for the first time in colour, as well as illustrations of numerous rare artifacts, documents, and a selection of drawings by Champlain. A tenacious, multitalented individual, Samuel de Champlain was a cartographer, an explorer, and, ultimately, governor of the French colonies in the new world. His extensive writings, largely relating to his voyages, include the only known accounts of the Laurentian colony during the first quarter of the seventeenth century. Contributors include Bernard Allaire, Pauline Arseneault, Bernard Barbiche, Maurice Basque, Alain Beaulieu, Pierre Berthiaume, Gervais Carpin, Jean-Pierre Chrestien, Edward H. Dahl, Dominique Deslandres, John Dickinson, Nathalie Fiquet, François-Marc Gagnon, Gaétan Gervais, Laura Giraudo, Jean Glénisson, Jean-Yves Grenon, Patrice Groulx, Conrad E. Heidenreich, Cornelius Jaenen, Robert Larocque, Frank Lestringant, Raymonde Litalien, Nancy Marcotte, Denis Martin, Paul-Louis Martin, Christian Morissonneau, François Moureau, Étienne Taillemite, Éric Thierry, Marcel Trudel, and Laurier Turgeon.
Raymonde Litalien is an historian of New France and the author of Les Explorateurs de l'Amérique du Nord, 1492-1795. Denis Vaugeois is an essayist, publisher, and historian whose area of expertise is New France.
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Title:Champlain: The Birth of French AmericaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:412 pages, 13 × 9.5 × 1.26 inPublished:November 17, 2004Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0773528504

ISBN - 13:9780773528505

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