Champlain's Dream  -     By: David Hackett Fischer
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Champlain's Dream

Simon & Schuster / 2008 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 608
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches)
ISBN: 1416593322
ISBN-13: 9781416593324
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Author Bio

David Hackett Fischer is University Professor and Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. The recipient of many prizes and awards for his teaching and writing, he is the author of numerous books, including Washington's Crossing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history.

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Fischer, Pulitzer Prize–winner for Washington's Crossing, has produced the definitive biography of Samuel de Champlain (1567–1635): spy, explorer, courtier, soldier, sailor, ethnologist, mapmaker, and founder and governor of New France (today's Quebec), which he founded in 1608. This extraordinary and flawed individual was a man of war who dreamed of establishing a peaceful nation in the New World. Fischer once again displays a staggering and wide research, lightly worn, including no fewer than 16 fascinating appendixes covering everything from the “Indian Nations in Champlain's World, 1603–35” to Champlain's preferred firearm. The bibliography is equally impressive, and the same should be said of Fischer's literary skills and approach. He does not have “a thesis, or a theory, or an ideology,” but instead answers questions (“Who was this man? What did he do? Why should we care?”) to weave together his epic story. With 2008 the 400th anniversary of the foundation of New France, the time is ripe for this outstanding work. 16 pages of color photos; b&w photos, maps. (Oct.)Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

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