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Battlefields of Canada

Author: Mary Beacock Fryer
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Encompasses nearly 300 years of history and features 16 of the most significant Canadian battles as well as some of the most comic or bizarre. Profusely illustrated with sketches, photographs, and detailed maps, each chapter sets the context of the battle in terms of the struggle of which it was part, and then describes the hour-by-hour events. A brief conclusion to each chapter assesses the consequences for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beacock Fryer
ISBN: 1550020072 9781550020076
OCLC Number: 15554679
Description: 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Early exploration and settlement --
The French-British conflict --
The American revolution --
Exploration of the West coast --
The war of 1812 --
Rebellions in the Canadas --
The Fenians --
Settlement of the prairies. Signal Hill, Newfoundland 1762.
Responsibility: Mary Beacock Fryer.
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Fryer encompasses 300 years of history highlighting 16 of the most significant Canadian battles, including Batoche, Louisbourg, and the Plains of Abraham.  Read more...

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"Fryer does a womanlike job of describing the battles and the period illustrations and maps greatly add to the useful volume." * Legion *

 
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