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

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A fascinating story that offers a strikingly new interpretation of the origins, progress, and effects of the American Revolution.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Empires of Commerce: 1. Networks of trade; 2. Communities of exchange; Part II. Empires of Land: 3. Definitions of value; 4. The alchemy of property; Interscript: the Ohio Valley on the eve of revolution; Part III. Empire of Liberty: 5. Land and liberty; 6. Empire ascendant; Notes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521663458
Author:
Hinderaker, Eric
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Eric, Hinderaker
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
Ohio river and valley
Subject:
Ohio River Valley History To 1795.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
US History-Colonial America
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.96x6.01x.68 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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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