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The Forts of New France: The Great Lakes, the Plains and the Gulf Coast 1600-1763
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Rene Chartrand Brian Delf
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The Forts of New France: The Great Lakes, the Plains and the Gulf Coast 1600-1763

Rene Chartrand Brian Delf


9781846035043

Osprey Publishing


Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial;
History;
Military history;
Military life & institutions


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64 pages

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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: Quebec, Montreal, 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 Crevecoeur (Ilinois), Biloxi (on the Mississippi), St Jean-Baptiste (Louisiana), Natchitoches (Louisiana), de Chartres (on the Mississippi), Conde (Alabama), and Toulouse (Alabama).

By:   Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by:   Brian Delf
Imprint:   Osprey Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   No. 93
Dimensions:   Height: 248mm,  Width: 184mm,  Spine: 5mm
Weight:   257g
ISBN:   9781846035043
ISBN 10:   184603504X
Series:   Fortress
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   April 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ren Chartrand was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written numerous articles and books including over 30 Osprey titles. He lives in Gatineau, Quebec, with his wife and two sons.

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