Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775: A Political, Social, and Military History is the first multivolume resource on the full range of combat and confrontation in the New World prior to the American Revolution—not just rivalries between European empires but Indian conflicts, slave rebellions, and popular uprisings as well.
Organized A–Z, the encyclopedia covers all major wars and conflicts in North America from the late-15th to mid-18th centuries, with discussions of key battles, diplomatic efforts, military technologies, and strategies and tactics. Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775 explores the context for conflict, with essays on competing colonial powers, every major Native American tribe, all important political and military leaders, and a range of social and cultural issues. The insights and information contained here will help anyone understand the genesis of North American culture, the plight of Native Americans after European contact, and the beginnings of the United States of America.
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From the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th century—when over 500 native tribes, chiefdoms, and confederacies spoke as many as 2,000 languages and dialects—through the French and Indian War, conflicts erupted in virtually every corner of North America. The battles weren't solely disagreements between colonial powers, but also included Indian conflicts, slave rebellions, and popular uprisings. This landmark set brings together the stories of these compelling conflicts of pre-revolutionary America.
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Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 185109752X
Book Description Abc-Clio Inc, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1077 pages. 11.00x8.75x3.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 185109752X