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The hero and the historians historiography and the uses of Jacques Cartier by Gordon, Alan

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historiography,
  • Canadian National characteristics,
  • Histoire,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • French,
  • Historiographie,
  • Canadiens,
  • History,
  • Découverte et exploration françaises

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-231) and index.

StatementAlan Gordon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE133.C3 G67 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25130373M
ISBN 100774817410
ISBN 109780774817424, 9780774817417, 9780774817431
LC Control Number2009292781
OCLC/WorldCa473375560

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