The First Way of War : American War Making on the Frontier, 1607-1814. (eBook, 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 Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the evolution of American war, showing how the first war waged against Indian noncombatant populations and their agricultural resources became the standard method early Americans employed and which ultimately defined their military heritage.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Grenier
ISBN: 1280163291 9781280163296 0511817843 9780511817847 0511121903 9780511121906 0511197527 9780511197529 051110992X 9780511109928 0511298838 9780511298837 051110961X 9780511109614
OCLC Number: 1058724031
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures and Maps; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 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, 1739-1755; 3 Continental and British Petite Guerre, circa 1750; 4 The First Way of War in the Seven Years' War, 1754-1763; 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; Epilogue; Index.

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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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"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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