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Title:
The Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814
Author:
Skaggs, David Curtis.
Publication Information:
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxvii, 414 pages : maps, plans ; 24 cm
General Note:
Papers from a conference held in Sept. 1998 at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814: an overview / David Curtis Skaggs -- French imperial policy for the Great Lakes / W. J. Eccles -- Henry Bouquet and British infantry tactics on the Ohio frontier, 1758-1764 / Charles E. Brodine, Jr. -- The microbes of war: the British Army and epidemic disease among the Ohio Indians, 1758-1765 / Matthew C. Ward -- Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade: warrior, soldier, and intercultural "window" on the Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes / Michael A. McDonnell -- The Iroquois and the Native American struggle for the Ohio Valley, 1754-1794 / Jan W. Parmenter -- The French connection: the interior French and their role in French-British relations in the Western Great Lakes, 1760-1775 / Keith R. Widder -- "Ignorant bigots and busy rebels": The American Revolution in the Western Great Lakes / Susan Sleeper-Smith -- Fortress Detroit, 1701-1826 / Brian Leigh Dunnigan -- Rethinking the Gnadenhutten Massacre: the contest for power in the public world of the Revolutionary Pennsylvania frontier / Leonard Sadosky -- War as cultural encounter in the Ohio Valley / Elizabeth A. Perkins -- Liberty and power in the Old Northwest, 1765-1800 / Eric Hinderaker -- Supper and celibacy: Quaker-Seneca refexive missions / Robert S. Cox. -- The Mohawk/Oneida corridor: the geography of inland navigation across New York / Philip Lord, Jr. -- Iroquis external affairs, 1807-1815: the crisis of the new order / Carl Benn -- The firelands: land speculation and the War of 1812 / R. Douglas Hart -- Reluctant warriors: British North Americans and the War of 1812 / E. Jane Errington -- Forgotten allies: the loyal Shawnees and the War of 1812 / R. David Edmunds -- "To obtain command of the Lakes": the United States and the contest for Lakes Erie and Ontario, 1812-1815 / Jeff Seiken -- The meaning of the wars for the Great Lakes / Andrew R. L. Cayton.
ISBN:
9780870135699
Format :
Book

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