A book/CD-ROM package collecting career biographies of some 7,000 men and women who served the French monarchy in colonial Louisiana, providing insight on early French attempts to transfer France's models of governance and ways of life to Louisiana. Sketches describe colonists from all walks of life, from governors to laborers and midwives, and give information on birth date and place, date of enlistment, assignments, discharge, and pensions. The CD-ROM contains the profiles, plus some 30 images, including maps, portraits, and architectural drawings. The book contains an introduction exploring the beginnings of the Louisiana colony and discussing relations between the military and general population with Native Americans. The author is professor of history and assistant director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. 5.5x7.5<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Book Description Louisiana State University Press, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0807124834