New France 1534-1763

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New France 1534-1763

By Richard Worth; Jose Antonio Brandao

National Geographic Society, Library Binding, 9781426301483, 109pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2007

Description

Readers will meet Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France," and travel the waterways with the coureurs de bois, French traders who lived like Indians. Then watch as attempts to grow the colony fail and wars with the British and Iroquois bring about the fall of New France.

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Praise For New France 1534-1763

"...the text provides a well-organized and quite readable account of the colony's history. Discussions of topics such as the "Starving Time" in Jamestown and the "Pocahontas saving John Smith" tale reflect current research and thought more closely than many comparable volumes on library shelves." Booklist (Review of Virginia 1607–1776)