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The archaeology of French and Indian War frontier forts

Author: Lawrence Edward Babits; Stephanie Gandulla
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how European forts were adapted for the special needs of the North American frontier.
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Genre/Form: History
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Archaeology of French and Indian War frontier forts
(DLC) 2013024206
(OCoLC)851285607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Edward Babits; Stephanie Gandulla
ISBN: 9780813048581 0813048583
OCLC Number: 880824629
Notes: Versement en lot.
Réalisé dans le cadre du "Project Muse", monographies électroniques.
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Contents: Introduction / Lawrence E. Babits --
Clash of empires / R. Scott Stephenson --
Forts on the frontier: adapting European military engineering to North America / James L. Hart --
Fort Prince George, South Carolina / Marshall W. Williams --
Fort Loudoun, Tennessee : defensive features and artifactual remains / Carl Kuttruff --
Fort dobbs, North Carolina: how documents and artifacts led to rebuilding the fort / Lawrence E. Babits --
Fort Loudoun, Virginia: a French and Indian War period fortification constructed by George Washington / Robert L. Jolley --
The Second Fort Vause: a crucial French and Indian War fort in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia / Kim A. McBride --
"To preserve the forts, and the families gathered into them": archaeology of Edwards's Fort, Capon Bridge, West Virginia / W. Stephen McBride --
Fort Loudoun: a provincial fort on the mid-eighteenth-century Pennsylvania frontier / Stephen G. Warfel --
Style wars in the wilderness: the colonial forts at Crown Point / Charles L. Fisher and Paul R. Huey --
Fort Frontenac, Kingston, Ontario, Canada / Susan M. Bazely --
Michilimackinac, a civilian fort / Lynn L.M. Evans --
War and the colonial frontier: Fort de Chartres in the Illinois country / David J. Keene --
Conclusion / Lawrence E. Babits.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence E. Babits and Stephanie Gandulla.

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