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Author Hofstra, Warren R
Title Cultures in Conflict : The Seven Years' War in North America
Imprint Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007
©2007
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface Warren R. Hofstra, Shenandoah University -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Old Forts, New Perspectives-Thoughts on the Seven Years' War and Its Significance Fred Anderson, University of Colorado -- Chapter 2 British Culture and the Changing Character of the Mid-Eighteenth-Century British Empire Paul Mapp, College of William and Mary -- Chapter 3 Great Power Confrontation or Clash of Cultures?: France's War against Britain and Its Antecedents Jonathan R. Dull, Papers of Benjamin Franklin -- Chapter 4 War, Diplomacy, and Culture: The Iroquois Experience in the Seven Years' War Timothy J. Shannon, Gettysburg College -- Chapter 5 Declaring Independence: The Ohio Indians and the Seven Years' War Eric Hinderaker, University of Utah -- Chapter 6 How the Seven Years' War Turned Americans into (British) Patriots Woody Holton, University of Richmond -- Chapter 7 The Seven Years' War in Canadian History and Memory Catherine Desbarats, McGill University, and Allan Greer, University of Toronto -- Index -- About the Contributors
Cultures in Conflict addresses the broad pattern of events that framed this conflict's causes, the intercultural dynamics of its conduct, and its profound impact on subsequent events-most notably the American Revolution and a protracted Anglo-Indian struggle for continental control. Warren R. Hofstra has gathered the best of contemporary scholarship on the war (1754-1763) and its social and cultural history. The authors examine the viewpoints of British and French imperial authorities, the issues motivating Indian nations in the Ohio Valley, the matter of why and how French colonists fought, the diplomatic and social world of Iroquois Indians, and the responses of British colonists to the conflict. The result of these efforts is a dynamic historical approach in which cultural context provides a rationale for the well-established military and political narrative of the Seven Years' War
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hofstra, Warren R. Cultures in Conflict : The Seven Years' War in North America Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2007 9780742551299
Subject United States - History - French and Indian War, 1755-1763 - Social aspects
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Alt Author Anderson, Fred
Desbarats, Catherine
Dull, Jonathan R
Greer, Allan
Hinderaker, Eric
Holton, Woody
Mapp, Paul
Shannon, Timothy J
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