French-Indian War 1754-1760 / Edition 1

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Overview

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415968386
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/24/2003
  • Series: Essential Histories Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Marston completed both his BA and MA in History at McGill University, Montreal, Canada and his DPhil in the History of War at Balliol College, Oxford. His book ‘The Seven Years' War, also in the Osprey Essential Histories series, was published in 2001. Daniel was born and raised in Boston, MA and now lives in Dorchester, MA.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chronology 10
Background to war: Tension in the Ohio River valley 11
Warring sides: The French and British armies in North America 14
Outbreak: Entry of the regular soldiers 27
The fighting: War of the forest and fortress 28
Portrait of a soldier: Joshua Goodenough, a Rogers' Ranger 73
The world around war: The economic and civilian costs 76
Portrait of a civilian: Jean Lowry and Titus King 81
How the war ended: Treaty of Paris and the Indian uprising 84
Conclusion and consequences: Ramifications for the future 90
Further reading 92
Index 94
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