New PDF release: A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a

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

Named 2014 Humanities publication of the yr through the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Recently rediscovered and not sooner than released, this buoyant memoir recounts a tender man's 1729 voyage from Paris to the recent global. An incorrigible rake--if no longer an outright rogue--Marc-Antoine Caillot files a string of pranks, events, and romantic escapades, and he speaks with immediacy around the centuries, illuminating racial and ethnic politics, environmental matters, and the delivery of latest Orleans's exact cultural mélange. Enlivened through the author's personal beautiful illustrations, an organization guy offers an intimate examine the early background of 1 of the US s such a lot storied towns, putting it and the fledgling colony it anchored in the nexus of the French Atlantic empire.

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