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Kourou and the Struggle for a French America

  • Marion F. Godfroy

Part of the War, Culture and Society, 1750–1850 book series (WCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  15. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Kourou was to be a wonderful revenge, a French colony in America after the Seven Years War in 1763. However, the fantastic ideal became a grand failure and political disaster, marking the end of the French attempts for an American colony.

Keywords

Colonialism French Empire Great Britain America Seven Years War 18th century history French kingdom present

Authors and affiliations

  • Marion F. Godfroy
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut d’Histoire de la Révolution française, SorbonneParis IFrance
  2. 2.Centre d’histoire en recherches quantitative, CaenFrance
  3. 3.Amiens UniversityFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137363473
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47302-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36347-3
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