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Champlain's dream

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  • 921 C453F (CEN)

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1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.

Publication Information

New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Physical Description

viii, 834 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.


Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.


Map on endpapers.


  • Introduction: In search of Champlain
  • A leader in the making
  • Explorer of Acadia
  • Founder of Quebec
  • Builder of New France
  • Father of French Canada
  • Conclusion: a leader's long reach
  • Memories of Champlain: images and interpretations, 1608-2008
  • Appendixes.

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