The Seven Years' War in North America: A Brief History with Documents

The Seven Years' War in North America: A Brief History with Documents

by Timothy J. Shannon
     
 

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This volume reveals how the Seven Years’ War reshaped the geopolitical map of North America and the everyday lives of the peoples within it. The introduction surveys the war as both an international struggle for empire and an intercultural conflict involving Native Americans, French and British soldiers, and the ethnically and religiously diverse population

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This volume reveals how the Seven Years’ War reshaped the geopolitical map of North America and the everyday lives of the peoples within it. The introduction surveys the war as both an international struggle for empire and an intercultural conflict involving Native Americans, French and British soldiers, and the ethnically and religiously diverse population of British North America. A rich collection of primary-source selections recaptures the experience of the war from multiple perspectives and is organized by key cultural, military, and diplomatic themes. Document headnotes, a chronology, questions to consider, and a bibliography enrich students’ understanding of this momentous conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312445782
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
08/09/2013
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
570,094
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Timothy J. Shannon teaches Early American, Native American, and British history at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He is the author of several books, including Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (2008) and Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 (2000), which won the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize from the New York State Historical Association and the Distinguished Book Award from the Society of Colonial Wars.  His articles have appeared in the William and Mary Quarterly, the New England Quarterly, and Ethnohisto.

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