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Empires at War

Author: Jr William M Fowler; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empires at War captures the sweeping panorama of this first world war, especially in its descriptions of the strategy and intensity of the engagements in North America, many of them epic struggles between armies in the wilderness. William M. Fowler Jr. views the conflict both from British prime minister William Pitt's perspective? as a vast chessboard, on which William Shirley's campaign in North America and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)69659719
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jr William M Fowler; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802719355 080271935X
OCLC Number: 1002084399
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Adobe EPUB eBook; Kindle Book; OverDrive Read
Contents: Lining up allies --
George Washington helps start a war --
Braddock's march --
French victory, English defeat --
Montcalm and Loudoun --
A failure and a "massacre" --
Ticonderoga --
Duquesne and Louisbourg --
Quebec besieged --
The fall of Quebec --
The year of great victories --
Pitt departs, the war expands --
The end, the beginning.
Responsibility: Jr., William M. Fowler.

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Empires at War captures the sweeping panorama of this first world war, especially in its descriptions of the strategy and intensity of the engagements in North America, many of them epic struggles between armies in the wilderness. William M. Fowler Jr. views the conflict both from British prime minister William Pitt's perspective? as a vast chessboard, on which William Shirley's campaign in North America and the fortunes of Frederick the Great of Prussia were connected? and from that of field commanders on the ground in America and Canada, who contended with disease, brutal weather, and scant supplies, frequently having to build the very roads they marched on. As in any conflict, individuals and events stand out: Sir William Johnson, a baronet and a major general of the British forces, who sometimes painted his face and dressed like a warrior when he fought beside his Indian allies; Edward Braddock's doomed march across Pennsylvania; the valiant French defense of Fort Ticonderoga; and the legendary battle for Quebec between armies led by the arisocratic French tactical genius, the marquis de Montcalm, and the gallant, if erratic, young Englishman James Wolfe? both of whom died on the Plains of Abraham on September 13, 1759.

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