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Sea Has No End The Life of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville

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ISBN-10: 1550025198

ISBN-13: 9781550025194

Edition: 2004

Authors: Victor Suthren

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Soldier, sailor, adventurer, and philosopher, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was a talented French officer whose remarkable career took him from the boudoirs of Paris to the flintlock battlefields of North America and on to the luch islands of the South Pacific. In this lively biography, author Victor Suthren follows Bougainville's career in North America during the Seven Years War and the American Revolution and his adventures in the South Seas. Written with a historian's eye for detail, The Sea Has No End is a fascinating portrait of the most stirring and dramatic events of the eighteenth century.
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 9/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Victor Suthren is a Canadian writer and historian with a special interest in maritime history. A former Director General of the Canadian War Museum, he has written seven adventure novels about the sea, as well as, histories including "The War of 1812", and biographies of James Cook and de Bougainville. He lives with his family in Merrickville, Ontario.

Introduction
Beginnings and Early Career
The Seven Years' War and the Appointment to Canada
Forest Warfare and the Canadian Journals, 1756-1758
The Final Days and Canada's Surrender, 1759-1760
A New Beginning: Settling Acadians in the Falklands
The Great World Voyage
Paradise Found? The Revelation of Tahiti
Revolutions: Glory and Danger in America and France
A Life Well Lived