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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2009; US$ 347.00
Von den überseeischen Siedlergesellschaften der Europäer gelang es zuerst einem Teil der britischen Kolonien in Nordamerika, sich gewaltsam die staatliche Unabhängigkeit zu erkämpfen. Der faszinierende Aufstieg von einer Kleinstkolonie 1607 am Rande des von den Eingeborenen beherrschten "Virginia" zur um 1900 größten Industriemacht wird in acht Phasen... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95
Fort Ticonderoga, the allegedly impenetrable star fort at the southern end of Lake Champlain, is famous for its role in the French and Indian War. But many other one-of-a-kind forts were instrumental in staking out the early American colonial frontier. On the 250th anniversary of this often-overlooked conflict, this volume musters an impressive range... more...
- D & M Publishers 2008; US$ 19.95
The Battle of the Plains of Abraham is one of the pivotal events in North American and global history. This clash between British General James Wolfe and French General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm on September 13, 1759, led to the British victory in the Seven Years? War in North America, which in turn led to the creation of Canada and the United States... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95
On September 13, 1759, after a daring and unexpected ascent up a steep bluff, Wolfe's English troops confronted Montcalm's French troops and Canadian irregulars on the Plains of Abraham. The battle that followed determined Canada's destiny, but it was only one of many confrontations on several continents in what historians consider the first global... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 29.99
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... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 7.70
Auch wenn die Vokabel "Imperialismus" nicht mehr zum Grundwortschatz der politischen Gegenwart gehört, prägen imperiale Vergangenheiten auch heute noch den Alltag europäischer Gesellschaften. So lohnt es sich, mit der neuen Ausgabe des Mittelweg 36 (6/2013) einen Blick auf Entwicklungen zu werfen, die in den vergangenen zwei Jahrzehnten die... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 18.99
On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor" offered by General Montcalm. As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 44.99
Anglo-Americans wrestled with some profound cultural contradictions as they shifted from the hierarchical and patriarchal society of the seventeenth-century frontier to the modern and fluid class democracy of the mid-nineteenth century. How could traditional inequality be maintained in the socially leveling environment of the early colonial wilderness?... more...