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The sea has no end : the life of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville /
Victor Suthren.
imprint
Toronto : Dundurn, 2004.
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216 p.
ISBN
1550025198 :
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imprint
Toronto : Dundurn, 2004.
isbn
1550025198 :
catalogue key
5287630
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
"Suthren has produced an interesting and very readable biography."
"Suthren has produced an interesting and very readable biography." -- Canadian Military History, Summer 2005 "well researched and in a style east to read, the Sea Has No End achieves the author's aim in succinctly telling the fascinating life story of Antoine Louis Bogainville." -- The Northwest Mariner, Vol. XIV, No. 4,, 20041001
"Suthren has several novels to his name as well as other historical works and, as he makes clear in his introduction, has set out to write a story here that is accessible to all readers, not just the academic historian alone. In this he has been succesful." -John Robson, INternational Journal of Maritime History
"...well researched and in a style east to read, the Sea Has No End achieves the author's aim in succinctly telling the fascinating life story of Antoine Louis Bogainville."
"Suthren has several novels to his name as well as other historical works and, as he makes clear in his introduction, has set out to write a story here that is accessible to all readers, not just the academic historian alone. In this he has been succesful."-John Robson, INternational Journal of Maritime History
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Summaries
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Soldier, sailor, adventurer, and philosopher, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was a talented French officer whose remarkable career took him from the boudoirs of Paris to the flintlock battlefields of North America and on to the luch islands of the South Pacific. In this lively biography, author Victor Suthren follows Bougainville's career in North America during the Seven Years War and the American Revolution and his adventures in the South Seas. Written with a historian's eye for detail, The Sea Has No End is a fascinating portrait of the most stirring and dramatic events of the eighteenth century.
Description for Reader
Soldier, sailor, adventurer, and philosopher, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was a talented French officer whose remarkable career took him from the boudoirs of Paris to the flintlock battlefields of North America and on to the luch islands of the South Pacific. In this lively biography, author Victor Suthren follows Bougainville's career in North America during the Seven Years War and the American Revolution and his adventures in the South Seas. Written with a historian's eye for detail, The Sea Has No Endis a fascinating portrait of the most stirring and dramatic events of the eighteenth century.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Beginnings and Early Career
The Seven Years' War and the Appointment to Canada
Forest Warfare and the Canadian Journals, 1756-1758
The Final Days and Canada's Surrender, 1759-1760
A New Beginning: Settling Acadians in the Falklands
The Great World Voyage
Paradise Found? The Revelation of Tahiti
Revolutions: Glory and Danger in America and France
A Life Well Lived
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