Bernard MICHON

Bernard Michon is Senior Lecturer of Early Modern History at the University of Nantes and a member of the Centre de recherches en histoire internationale et atlantique (CRHIA – EA 1163). His research explores the history of French and European commercial ports, as well as coastal societies during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He is also interested in the history of the Atlantic slave trade. He has notably published: Le port de Nantes au xviiie siècle. Construction d’une aire portuaire (Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2011).