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The French Overseas Empire free pdf This volume tells the story of the French overseas empire, assembled as much by chance as by sytematic design. It was an imperial presence that brought commerce, technolgy and culture to indigenous peoples, while at the same time promoting the slave trade and suppressing independence movements.

About Frederick Quinn

FREDERICK QUINN, an American diplomat and historian, who is a frequent visitor to the French Empire and written about the country's overseas presence for nearly three decades. His foreign service assignments in Francophone countries include Morocco, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, and Cameroon. The Times Literary Supplement named his book, "Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East," one of its international books of the year for 1998.

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Author : Frederick Quinn
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 October 2001
ISBN : 0275975436
EAN : 9780275975432
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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