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Author Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761, author.

Title The Jesuit Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix's (1682-1761) journal of a voyage in North America : an annotated translation / by Micah True.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 549 pages)
Series Jesuit studies - modernity through the prism of Jesuit history, 2214-3289 ; volume 24
Jesuit studies (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 24.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The French Jesuit Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix's 1744 journal of his voyage through French North America-New France, Louisiana, and the Caribbean-is among the richest eighteenth-century accounts of the continent's colonization, as well as its indigenous inhabitants, flora, and fauna. Micah True's new translation of this influential text is the first to appear since 1763. It provides the first complete and reliable English version of Charlevoix's journal and reveals the famous Jesuit to have been a better literary stylist than has often been assumed on the basis of earlier translations. Complemented by a detailed introduction and richly annotated, this volume finally makes accessible to an Anglophone audience one of the key texts of eighteenth-century French America"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Intro; The Jesuit Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix's (1682-1761) Journal of a Voyage in North America: An Annotated Translation; Contents; Acknowledgments; Bibliographic Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Summaries of the Contents of Charlevoix's Letters; Introduction; Preliminary Essay on the Origin of the Americans; Letter 1; Letter 2; Letter 3; Letter 4; Letter 5; Letter 6; Letter 7; Letter 8; Letter 9; Letter 10; Letter 11; Letter 12; Letter 13; Letter 14; Letter 15; Letter 16; Letter 17; Letter 18; Letter 19; Letter 20; Letter 21; Letter 22; Letter 23; Letter 24; Letter 25
Letter 26Letter 27; Letter 28; Letter 29; Letter 30; Letter 31; Letter 32; Letter 33; Letter 34; Letter 35; Letter 36; Bibliography; Index
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France)
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Early works to 1800.
Canada -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America.
Travel.
Canada.
Chronological Term To 1763
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Early works.
History.
Added Author True, Micah, 1981- translator.
Added Title Journal d'un voyage. English
Other Form: Print version: Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761. Jesuit Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix's (1682-1761) journal of a voyage in North America. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019 9789004408630 (DLC) 2019026931
ISBN 9004408649 (electronic book)
9789004408647 (electronic bk.)
9789004408630 (hardcover)