Endgame 1758: The Promise, the Glory, and the Despair of Louisbourg's Last Decade

Endgame 1758: The Promise, the Glory, and the Despair of Louisbourg's Last Decade

by A. J. B. Johnston


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803260092
Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization Series
Pages: 382
Sales rank: 857,766
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

A. J. B. Johnston is a longtime historian with Parks Canada. He is the author of numerous books, including Storied Shores: St. Peter’s, Isle Madame, and Chapel Island in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; Control and Order: The Evolution of French Colonial Louisbourg, 1713–1758; and Life and Religion at Louisbourg, 17131758.

Table of Contents

Terminology and Dates
List of Illustrations                                                        
Prologue: The Book Ahead                              
Chapter 1: Opening Moves, 1749                                                                                            
Chapter 2:  Middle Game, 1750-1755                                                 
Chapter 3:  The Match Heightens, 1756-1757                                     
Chapter 4:  Beginning of the End, Early 1758                                                               
Chapter 5: This Time For Real, 1-7 June 1758                         
Chapter 6:  Attack and Defend, 8 June-27 July 1758   
Chapter 7: Winner Take All                                                                                                                 

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