The first way of war : American war making on the frontier, 1607-1814 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The first way of war : American war making on the frontier, 1607-1814

Author: John Grenier
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2005 book explores the evolution of Americans' first way of war, to show how war waged against Indian noncombatant population and agricultural resources became the method early Americans  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grenier
ISBN: 0521845661 9780521845663
OCLC Number: 912427201
Description: xiv, 232 p. : il., 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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