American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 388: Francis Parkman, Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV (1)

May 3, 2020

The fifth volume of FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN NORTH AMERICA looks at the height of New France during the reign of Louis XIV. This episode digs into the first part of this book, covering Count Frontenac's first term as governor and the problems he runs into with the clergy and the backwoodsmen.