Elusive Empires: Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley, 1673 1800

Elusive Empires

Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley, 1673 1800

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ISBN10: 052156333X ISBN13: 9780521563338 Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr Published: Mar 1 1997 Pages: 299 Weight: 1.40lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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This book examines and compares the efforts of France, Britain, and the United States to extend imperial dominion over the Ohio Valley, focusing on the relations between Europeans and Indians to tell the story. In a compelling narrative, it considers the ways in which France and Great Britain each attempted to create viable empires in the region, the conflicts that resulted, and the origins and outcome of the American Revolution in the West. The result is a fascinating story that offers a strikingly new interpretation of the origins, progress, and effects of the American Revolution.

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