The Forts of New France

The Great Lakes, the Plains and the Gulf Coast 1600–1763

The Forts of New France cover

The Forts of New France

The Great Lakes, the Plains and the Gulf Coast 1600–1763

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"New France" consisted of the area colonized and ruled by France in North America from the 16th to the 18th centuries. This title, which follows on from Fortress 27: French Fortresses in North America 1534-1763: Qu_bec, Montr_al, Louisbourg and New Orleans and Fortress 75: The Forts of New France in Northeast America 1600-1763, takes a look at the forts guarding the frontier defenses of New France from the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. Among the sites examined are forts Cr_vecoeur (Illinois), Biloxi (on the Mississippi), St Jean-Baptiste (Louisiana), Natchitoches (Louisiana), de Chartres (on the Mississippi), Cond_ (Alabama), and Toulouse (Alabama).

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Published Apr 20 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781846035043
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 25 b/w; 39 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Fortress
Short code FOR 93
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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René Chartrand

RENÉ CHARTRAND was born in Montreal and educated i…

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Brian Delf

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