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The European invasion of North America : colonial conflict along the Hudson-Champlain corridor, 1609-1760 /
Michael G. Laramie.
imprint
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012.
description
xii, 567 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0313397376 (hardback), 0313397384 (ebook), 9780313397370 (hardback), 9780313397387 (ebook)
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imprint
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012.
isbn
0313397376 (hardback)
0313397384 (ebook)
9780313397370 (hardback)
9780313397387 (ebook)
contents note
The first volley -- The long storm -- The king's men -- Courcelle's folly -- The Mohawks at bay -- The New Netherlands -- Toil, turmoil, and defeat -- New York -- The burning of Schenectady -- To the gates of Montreal -- The Mohawk expedition -- Queen Anne's War -- A chain of forts -- The scourge of scalp point -- Stalemate and skirmish -- 'A most favorable opportunity' -- The bloody morning scout -- The Battle of Lake George -- No advance : no retreat -- Fort Vaudreuil -- 'Our wisdom is be come folly, our councils confusion' -- The partisan war -- Rigaud's expedition -- Fort William Henry -- Siege -- 'Relief is greatly wanted' -- Tainted victory -- The French zenith -- 'An irruption into Canada' -- An impossible task -- 'Never (a) ball had a more deadly direction' -- The Heights of Carillon -- The Battle of Ticonderoga -- Mr. Nabbercromby's army -- Amherst -- A reversal of fortune -- Iron men and wooden ships -- 'The total reduction of Canada' -- The old invasion route.
abstract
"This comprehensive resource follows the pivotal and often overlooked efforts of the Iroquois Confederacy, the Dutch, the French, and the English colonies to control the strategic waterways of the Hudson-Champlain corridor from their discovery to the fall of New France"--
catalogue key
8451005
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [541]-555) and index.

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