The misadventures of slavery in New France

Comments on Brette Rushforth 2012 book, by Jean-François Lisée Le Devoir, June 30th, 2023  (TN: bold highlining is mine) At first, the native slaves bought by French settlers almost all ran away. Other settlers told them that slavery was illegal in France and New France*. So they could leave. He (Rushforth) describes the strong interaction […]