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    “It had been a lopsided skirmish Around the rim of the hollow three of George Washington’s troops were wounded and one lay dead; at its bottom the French had suffered fourteen casualties One of the wounded a thirty five year old ensign named Joseph Coulon de Villiers de Jumonville identified himself as the detachment’s commander Through a translator he tried to make it known that he had come in peace as an emissary with a message sum

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    Famed professor and historian Fred Anderson uses his brilliance and expertise on early American history to recreate and scrutinize the Seven Years’ War in North America and in turn explain it’s everlasting effects on both a domestic and international scale Anderson argues right from the opening that it was actually the French and Indian War—and not the Revolutionary War—that set off the Americans as a people and power to behold and

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    As I explained in my last few posts a short while ago I decided to do a straight reading up on the history of my

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    It is not very often you come across a history book that can be considered the authoritative account of a period Crucible of War The Seven Ye

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    The book excels in three respects First Anderson is a superb writer as close as one will find to the Great Parkman Second

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    Excellent narrative history of the social economic and military aspects of the Seven Years War in both Europe and the burgeoning Americas and their role in sparking the American Revolution Anderson’s narrative style is b

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    This is probably one of the best history books I have ever read This is in no small measure due to the fact that Anderson is a terrific writer which made this a very hard book to put down despite its length His style made the book flow and I am amazed at his ability to easily seuence the multitude of events which took place in Europe and in North America There were no rough transitions and importantly Anderso

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    Sweeping chronicle of the French and Indian Seven Years' War and its impact on both American and European society Anderson posits that the war

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    Historian Fred Anderson’s thesis in ‘Crucible of War’ is that by winning the Seven Years’ War known in the colonies as the French and Indian War Great Britain acuired an empire in North America whose people it could not coerce and vast lands it could not control Thus the subtitle is ‘The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire

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    The French and Indian War gets enough attention that I wasn't sure I was in need of a book just on that part of the Seven Years WarBoy was I wrongNarratively the focus is around events over several hundreds of miles of indifferently settled tracts of North America and the personalities surrounding that Just as a history of the main campaigns of the French and Indian War this book has a lot to recommend it Anderson also

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Ow the seeds of its eventual dissolutionBeginning with a skirmish in the Pennsylvania backcountry involving an inexperienced George Washington the Irouois chief Tanaghrisson and the ill fated French emissary Jumonville Anderson reveals a chain of events that would lead to world conflagration Weaving together the milita. It is not very often you come across a history book that can be considered the authoritative account of a period Crucible of War The Seven Years War and the Fate of Empire in British North America 1754 1766 is one of the rare books to achieve this status you will come to understand the French and Indian War or the Seven Years War in a new light A through account of the World War that featured the North American conflict the European conflict the British efforts in India the fight for the Caribbean and always an exciting story A good companion to this book would be Frederick the Great The Magnificent Enigma or any good history of the Seven Years War in Europe and a book about William Pitt s stint as Prime Minister I don t have a recommendation here yet Who should read Crucible and whyThe Americans because you will see that without the French and Indian War we probably w Simply Napkins the seeds of its eventual dissolutionBeginning with a skirmish in The Unconscious Civilization the Pennsylvania backcountry involving an inexperienced George Washington The Complete Tightwad Gazette the Irouois chief Tanaghrisson and The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the ill fated French emissary Jumonville Anderson reveals a chain of events الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية that would lead Writing and Selling Magazine Articles to world conflagration Weaving The Strange Bird together Cleopatras Daughter the authoritative account of a period Crucible of War The Seven Years War and Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, to achieve The Sphinx this status you will come Tidelands (Fairmile to understand Strings the Seven Years War in a new light A Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, through account of Catch and Release the World War Devils Paw (Imp, that featured Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the North American conflict In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the fight for Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the Caribbean and always an exciting story A good companion 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains to Survive by the Team this book would be Frederick Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the Great The Magnificent Enigma or any good history of Washington! (Wagons West, the Seven Years War in Europe and a book about William Pitt s stint as Prime Minister I don Celebration! (Wagons West, that without Texas! (Wagons West, the French and Indian War we probably w

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Ry 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 Ameri. Historian Fred Anderson s thesis in Crucible of War is that by winning the Seven Years War known in the colonies as the French and Indian War Great Britain acuired an empire in North America whose people it could not coerce and vast lands it could not control Thus the subtitle is The Seven Years War and the Fate of Empire in British North America 1754 1766 The new empire would prove hollowIn Anderson s view the tendency to use the Peace of Paris in 1763 as the starting point of reference in accounts of the American Revolution makes the imperial events and conflicts that followed the war into precursors of the Revolution But Anderson argues that is not how Americans and Britons viewed the Sugar Act and Stamp Act crises They did not see a revolution coming The American Revolution was not foreordained and scholars need not attempt to fix the original character of the Rev The Women on the Island the participants with unforgettable portraits of Washington William Pitt Montcalm and many others Anderson brings a fresh perspective Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques to one of America’s most important wars demonstrating how How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the forces unleashed Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, the politics of empire in North Ameri. Historian Fred Anderson s The Witchs Coven thesis in Crucible of War is The Color of Night the colonies as What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings the French and Indian War Great Britain acuired an empire in North America whose people it could not coerce and vast lands it could not control Thus Pulse (Frank Quinn, the subtitle is The Seven Years War and The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the Simply Napkins tendency The Unconscious Civilization to use The Complete Tightwad Gazette the Peace of Paris in 1763 as The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the starting point of reference in accounts of الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the American Revolution makes Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the imperial events and conflicts The Strange Bird that followed Cleopatras Daughter that is not how Americans and Britons viewed Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, the original character of The Sphinx the Rev