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CfPanelists, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

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Author: 
Kate Marsh
Reviewer: 
Jessica Namakkal

Namakkal on Marsh, 'India in the French Imagination: Peripheral Voices, 1754-1815'

Kate Marsh. India in the French Imagination: Peripheral Voices, 1754-1815. Empires in Perspective Series. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009. 211 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85196-994-4.

Reviewed by Jessica Namakkal (University of Minnesota) Published on H-French-Colonial (March, 2012) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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Author: 
Christopher L. Miller
Reviewer: 
Christian Pinnen

Pinnen on Miller, 'The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade'

Christopher L. Miller. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. xvi + 571 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4127-7; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4151-2.

Reviewed by Christian Pinnen (The University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-French-Colonial (February, 2012) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Claiborne A. Skinner
Reviewer: 
Gregory Kennedy

Kennedy on Skinner, 'The Upper Country: French Enterprise in the Colonial Great Lakes'

Claiborne A. Skinner. The Upper Country: French Enterprise in the Colonial Great Lakes. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xiv + 202 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8837-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-8838-0.

Reviewed by Gregory Kennedy (University of Moncton) Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2011) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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