Crucible of War by Fred Anderson
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Crucible of War
By Fred Anderson

Crucible of War

The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766

By (author) See other recent books by Fred Anderson
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $45.67
Your Price: $41.11 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.57! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.06 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Crucible of War by Fred Anderson

Book Description

In this vivid and compelling narrative, the Seven Years' War long seen as a mere backdrop to the American Revolution takes on a whole new significance. Relating the history of the war as it developed, Anderson shows how the complex array of forces brought into conflict helped both to create Britain s empire and to sow the seeds of its eventual dissolution. Beginning with a skirmish in the Pennsylvania backcountry involving an inexperienced George Washington, the Iroquois chief Tanaghrisson, and the ill-fated French emissary Jumonville, Anderson reveals a chain of events that would lead to world conflagration. Weaving together the military, economic, and political motives of the participants with unforgettable portraits of Washington, William Pitt, Montcalm, and many others, Anderson brings a fresh perspective to one of America s most important wars, demonstrating how the forces unleashed there would irrevocably change the politics of empire in North America."

Buy Crucible of War book by Fred Anderson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780375706363
ISBN-10: 0375706364
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 127mm x 44mm)
Pages: 912
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author Fred Anderson

War That Made America, the by Fred Anderson War That Made America, the, Paperback (May 2012)

The companion volume to a major PBS documentary series is a vivid look at arguably the most pivotal war in early American history. Beautifully illustrated, this is the story of how America emerged from a series of fractured colonies and warring tribes into a nation ripe for independence.

Liberty or Death by Fred Anderson Liberty or Death, Paperback (March 2006)

Examines the wars in North America from the French-Indian War until the end of the War of 1812, which brought lasting peace between Britain and the United States.

» View all books by Fred Anderson


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crucible of War book by Fred Anderson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson is Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of A People's Army: Massachusetts Soldiers and Society in the Seven Years' War (1984), as well as many articles, essays, and reviews. "From the Hardcover edition."

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Fred Anderson close
War That Made America, the by Fred Anderson
Liberty or Death by Fred Anderson
» close