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St. Louis rising : the French regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive /
Carl J. Ekberg, Sharon K. Person.
imprint
Urbana ; Chicago ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2015]
description
xv, 326 p., 16 unnumbered p.s of plates ; 24 cm
ISBN
0252038975, 0252080610, 9780252038976, 9780252080616, 9780252096938
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imprint
Urbana ; Chicago ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2015]
isbn
0252038975
0252080610
9780252038976
9780252080616
9780252096938
contents note
Introduction: beyond the Laclede-Chouteau legend -- Part I. St. Ange de Bellerive and the Illinois Country -- Fort d'Orleans and the Grotton-St. Ange family -- The rise of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive -- The Illinois Country in transition, 1763-1765 -- Commandant St. Ange de Bellerive -- The village emerges -- Part II. Contours of village life -- Logs and stones: early St. Louis buildings -- The Coutume de Paris rules -- Slaves: African and Indian -- In small things forgotten -- Foundations of the St. Louis fur trade -- End of an era -- Conclusion: St. Louis and the wider world.
catalogue key
10062043
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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