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Recent Content

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

Author: 
Ranjana Khanna
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boittin

Boittin on Khanna, 'Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation, 1830 to the Present'

Ranjana Khanna. Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation, 1830 to the Present. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. xx + 301 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5261-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5262-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Boittin (The Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Joseph L. Peyser
Reviewer: 
Christopher Bilodeau

Bilodeau on Peyser, 'Edge of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents of Michilimackinac'

Joseph L. Peyser. Edge of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents of Michilimackinac. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2008. xliii + 192 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87013-820-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Bilodeau (Dickinson College) Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Trade, Law, and Society in the pays d’en haut

Author: 
Ursula Mathis-Moser, Günter Bischof, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Lappas

Lappas on Mathis-Moser and Bischof, 'Acadians and Cajuns: The Politics and Culture of French Minorities in North America (Acadiens et Cajuns: Politique et culture de minorites francophones en Amerique du Nord)'

Ursula Mathis-Moser, Günter Bischof, eds. Acadians and Cajuns: The Politics and Culture of French Minorities in North America (Acadiens et Cajuns: Politique et culture de minorites francophones en Amerique du Nord). Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 2009. 203 pp. EUR 19.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-902571-93-9.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Lappas (Nazareth College of Rochester) Published on H-French-Colonial (February, 2011) Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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