The War That Made America A Short History of the French and Indian War by Fred Anderson

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .

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Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100143038044
ISBN 109780143038047

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Such a book is a challenge to read; it's rather easy to lose track in the complicated narratives of the numerous, simultaneous campaigns.

Scattered maps help some. Many of the illustrations in the book of various documents are fairly useless - much too small to be read. Is it the war that made America?Cited by: 8.

Such a book is a challenge to read; it's rather easy to lose track in the complicated narratives of the numerous, simultaneous campaigns. Scattered maps help some. Many of the illustrations in the book of various documents are fairly useless - much too small to be read.

Is it the war that made America?/5(95). The War That Made America by Fred Anderson could just as easily been subtitled "Everything You Wanted To Know About The French And Indian War But Were Afraid To Ask." Indeed, though the actual subtitle calls the book “A Short History of the French and Indian War,” it is a pretty thorough one that is both well-written and well-researched.

THE WAR THAT MADE AMERICA A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR by With luck, Anderson’s book will awaken interest in a critically important period in colonial history that, he laments, is about as familiar now as the Peloponnesian War. Author: Fred Anderson.

As their titles imply, The War That Made America focuses a bit more on American affairs—including those of native Americans—while Empires at War presents a somewhat wider worldview. Nevertheless, both indicate that the New World was already finding its place and having its effect on global affairs long before there was a United States or a.

The French and Indian War is the American name for their part in a conflict that stretched around the globe and was known as the Seven Years War. In `The War That Made America', Anderson sticks to the history of the war as it played out in North America, with only a nod to the war as fought in the West Indies, Europe, Asia, and the Philippines.5/5(5).

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The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review) The French and Indian War —the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War—remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American history.

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