Marc-Antoine Caillot,Erin M. Greenwald,Teri F. Chalmers's A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a PDF

By Marc-Antoine Caillot,Erin M. Greenwald,Teri F. Chalmers

ISBN-10: 0917860616

ISBN-13: 9780917860614

ISBN-10: 0917860691

ISBN-13: 9780917860690

Named 2014 Humanities booklet of the 12 months by way of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Recently rediscovered and not ahead of released, this buoyant memoir recounts a tender man's 1729 voyage from Paris to the recent international. An incorrigible rake--if no longer an outright rogue--Marc-Antoine Caillot records a string of pranks, events, and romantic escapades, and he speaks with immediacy around the centuries, illuminating racial and ethnic politics, environmental issues, and the beginning of recent Orleans's precise cultural mélange. Enlivened by way of the author's personal beautiful illustrations, an organization guy offers an intimate examine the early historical past of 1 of the US s so much storied towns, putting it and the fledgling colony it anchored in the nexus of the French Atlantic empire.

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