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As a 73-volume library, the unique The Jesuit Relations has lengthy been inaccessible to undergraduate scholars. extremely important, the writings of seventeenth-century French Jesuits in local North the United States inform the tale of early American encounters. This new version deftly binds them right into a thematically prepared, 35-document sampler with an in depth advent that offers history on those missionaries, the Indians, and their cohabitation in early North the US. colourful magazine entries through such fathers as Paul LeJeune, Jean de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Jacques Marquette describe the Huron, Algonquin, Iroquois, and Montagnais peoples. 11 photos, maps, a chronology, a bibliography, and questions for attention complement those firsthand accounts.

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