Samuel de Champlain (Quest Biography #13) (Paperback)

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A navigator and cartographer, Samuel de Champlain's passion was for America, which he struggled to explore and have recognized. He still dreamed of reaching India, with its spices and its many riches, by continuing further to the West. But the land called New France a harsh land from India was his greatest love. He defended it fiercely to those in power in France and was responsible for its development. Champlain thus ensured the birth of the country that today is Canada. He is undisputedly the Father of New France.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781894852104
ISBN-10: 1894852109
Publisher: Dundurn Group
Publication Date: January 1st, 2004
Pages: 180
Language: English
Series: Quest Biography