This account of French settlers, who got here to the Americas from 1670 via 1730, examines how they and millions of African slaves (together with Amerindians) developed settlements and produced and traded commodities for export. Bringing jointly a lot new facts, James Pritchard explores how the newly built societies and new economies (without precedent in France) interacted with foreign violence within the Atlantic international and offers a brand new standpoint at the different French colonizing adventure within the Americas.

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