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Upper Country French Enterprise in the Colonial Great Lakes

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ISBN-10: 0801888387

ISBN-13: 9780801888380

Edition: 2008

Authors: Claiborne A. Skinner

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The Upper Country melds myth and conventional history to provide a memorable tale of French designs in the middle of what became the United States. Putting the reader on the battlefields, at the trading posts, and on the rivers with voyageurs and their allies from the Indian nations, Claiborne Skinner reveals the saintly missionaries and jolly fur traders of popular myth as agents of a hard-nosed, often ruthless, imperial endeavor. Skinner's engaging narrative takes the reader through daily life at posts like Forts Saint Louis and Michilimakinac, illuminates the complexities of interracial marriage with the courtship of Michel Aco at Peoria, and explains how France's New World adventurism…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 6/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English