Author:Francis Parkman Introduction by Colin G. Calloway

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Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Parkman Introduction by Colin G. Calloway

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1996

Seller ID: 287445

ISBN: 0-8032-8744-5

Condition: 473 pages, Illus., maps., paperback, University of Nebraska Press


In the sixteenth century, Spain claimed the fabled New World, and a rash of explorers sailed there seeking riches and, most famously, a fountain of youth. Although France made inroads into Florida, ultimately the French, like the Spanish, failed to establish dominion over North America. Francis Parkman tells why.The first part of Pioneers of France in the New World deals with the attempts of the Spanish and the French Huguenots to occupy Florida; the second, with the... View more info