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The first way of war : American war making on the frontier, 1607-1814

Author: John Grenier
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This 2005 book shows how war waged against Indian noncombatant population and agricultural resources became the method early Americans employed.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Grenier
ISBN: 0521845661 9780521845663
OCLC Number: 218373778
Description: xiv, 232 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. The First Way of War's origins in Colonial America; 2. The First Way of War in the North American wars of King George II, 1739-55; 3. Continental and British Petite Guerre, circa 1750; 4. The First Way of War in the Seven Years' War, 1754-63; 5. The First Way of War in the era of the American Revolution; 6. The First Way of War in the 1790s; 7. The First Way of War and the final conquest of the transappalachian West.
Responsibility: John Grenier.
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"Read it as a clear, informed survey of the lesser-known wars of early American history, or as a strongly argued reinterpretation of the pattern and relevance of early American military experience, Read more...

 
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