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Title The Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814 / edited by David Curtis Skaggs and Larry L. Nelson.

Publisher East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2001.

ISBN 0870135694
ISBN/ISSN/Media No. 9780870139727 (pbk.)





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Description xxvii, 414 p. : maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Note(S) Papers from a conference held in Sept. 1998 at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814: an overview / David Curtis Skaggs -- French imperial policy for the Great Lakes / W. J. Eccles -- Henry Bouquet and British infantry tactics on the Ohio frontier, 1758-1764 / Charles E. Brodine, Jr. -- Microbes of war: the British Army and epidemic disease among the Ohio Indians, 1758-1765 / Matthew C. Ward -- Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade: warrior, soldier, and intercultural "window" on the Sixty Years' War for the Great Lakes / Michael A. McDonnell -- Iroquois and the Native American struggle for the Ohio Valley, 1754-1794 / Jan W. Parmenter.
French connection: the interior French and their role in French-British relations in the Western Great Lakes, 1760-1775 / Keith R. Widder -- "Ignorant bigots and busy rebels": The American Revolution in the Western Great Lakes / Susan Sleeper-Smith -- Fortress Detroit, 1701-1826 / Brian Leigh Dunnigan -- Rethinking the Gnadenhutten Massacre: the contest for power in the public world of the Revolutionary Pennsylvania frontier / Leonard Sadosky.
War as cultural encounter in the Ohio Valley / Elizabeth A. Perkins -- Liberty and power in the Old Northwest, 1765-1800 / Eric Hinderaker -- Supper and celibacy: Quaker-Seneca reflexive missions / Robert S. Cox. -- Mohawk/Oneida corridor: the geography of inland navigation across New York / Philip Lord, Jr. -- Iroquis external affairs, 1807-1815: the crisis of the new order / Carl Benn -- Firelands: land speculation and the War of 1812 / R. Douglas Hart.
Reluctant warriors: British North Americans and the War of 1812 / E. Jane Errington -- Forgotten allies: the loyal Shawnees and the War of 1812 / R. David Edmunds -- "To obtain command of the Lakes": the United States and the contest for Lakes Erie and Ontario, 1812-1815 / Jeff Seiken -- Meaning of the wars for the Great Lakes / Andrew R. L. Cayton.
Subject(S) Great Lakes Region (North America) -- History, Military.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- War of 1812.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
France -- Colonies -- America -- History.
Added Name(S) Skaggs, David Curtis.
Nelson, Larry L. (Larry Lee), 1950-
Added Title 60 Years' War for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814
ISBN 0870135694
ISBN/ISSN/Media No. 9780870139727 (pbk.)