The Mississippi Bubble: The fantastic swindle that turned France upside down but lent magic to a new land beyond the sea

The Mississippi Bubble: The fantastic swindle that turned France upside down but lent magic to a new land beyond the sea

By: Thomas B. Costain
Published by: Random House
Publication Date: 1955
Series: Landmark Books
Series Number: 52

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In 1716 New Orleans was only a tiny settlement—a cluster of grim shacks on the muddy banks of the Mississippi. Its site had been selected by Jean-Baptiste, Sieur de Bienville, the man who rema...
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