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The Seigneurs of Old Canada

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It was during one of her proud and prosperous eras that France began her task of creating an empire beyond the Atlantic. At no time, indeed, was she better equipped for the work. No power of Western Europe since the days of Roman glory had possessed such facilities for conquering and governing new lands. If ever there was a land able and ready to take up the white man's bu ...more
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Published June 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1914)
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Once again, I was unable to locate the version that I read on GoodReads. I was able to read the originally published version (available from my local library) and highly recommend that route if you are able - just the feel of it alone is worth the trouble!

With a picturesque writing style and a habit of diversions, Munro's The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism is an enjoyable - if not footnoted - history of the seigneurial system of early Quebec. Touching upon the basics
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Professor of government and history, Harvard University, 1904-29.
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