“Free People of Color in Louisiana: Revealing an Unknown Past” is a collaboration among LSU Libraries Special Collections, the Historical Center at the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans, the Louisiana Division of the New Orleans Public Library, The Historic New Orleans Collection, and
Welcome to H-French-Colonial, the international scholarly online network on French colonial history and cultural studies, as well as examining links between metropolitan France and its colonies (past and present). H-French-Colonial encourages discussions of research interests, teaching methods, and historiography.
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Ce site est dédié aux archives coloniales de l’Afrique équatoriale française (AEF) conservées à Brazzaville aux Archives nationales du Congo.
Digitized archives for the Archives nationales d'outre-mer in Aix-en-Provence
Bibliothèque nationale de France digital collections
In the latest issue of the Canadian Historical Review, "Onontio Gives Birth: How the French in Canada Became Fathers to Their Indigenous Allies, 1645–73" by Peter Cook, explores an important shift in the kin metaphors used in intercultural alliances and treaty making in seventeenth-century eastern Canada. At the beginning of the period, Indigenous peoples and French colonizers described their relationship as an alliance of brothers.