“A riveting, massively documented epic [that] overturns textbook clichés…. This impassioned study throws valuable light on our history.” Publishers WeeklyEmpire of Fortune focuses on the so-called “French and Indian War”the bitter last-ditch struggle between the British and the French empires in the New World. Challenging traditional historians, Francis Jennings reveals in absorbing detail the political and military realities behind the myths.
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About the Author
Francis Jennings is former director of the Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian.