Conquering the American Wilderness The Triumph of European Warfare in Colonial New England

ISBN-10: 1558493824

ISBN-13: 9781558493827

Edition: 2003

Authors: Guy Chet

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A study of military tactics and strategy before the War of Independence, this work re-examines the conquest of the North American wilderness and its native peoples by colonial settlers. It argues that the colonies' military and political leadership looked to Europe for guidance in art of combat.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 4/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Illustrationsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Beginnings of a Colonial Military Traditionp. 7
Muskets and Bowsp. 13
Military Degeneration and Victoryp. 38
The Canadian Challengep. 70
Administrators against the Wildernessp. 100
Conclusion: Military Science or the Art of War?p. 142
Notesp. 149
Bibliographyp. 189
Indexp. 203
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