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Crucible of war

the Seven Years" War and the fate of empire in British North America, 1754-1766

by Anderson, Fred

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Seven Years" War, 1756-1763,
    • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century,
    • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Influence

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFred Anderson ; with illustrations from the William L. Clements Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE199 .A59 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 862 p. :
      Number of Pages862
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL34506M
      ISBN 100375406425
      LC Control Number99018512


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