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The elusive West and the contest for empire, 1713-1763

Author: Paul W Mapp; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a truly continental history in both its geographic and political scope. The book investigates 18th-century diplomacy involving North America and links geographic ignorance about the American West to Europeans' grand geopolitical designs.
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Mapp, Paul W.
Elusive West and the contest for empire, 1713-1763
(DLC) 2010027108
(OCoLC)646630204
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Mapp; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN: 9781469600987 1469600986 9780807838945 0807838942
OCLC Number: 861793468
Language Note: Includes some text in French and Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 455 pages) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Paul W. Mapp.

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