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The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War

 
 
 
 
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War
Author: Fred Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780143038047
ISBN 10: 143038044
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2006-11-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 293
List Price: $19.00
 
 

Apart from The Last of the Mohicans, most Americans know little of the French and Indian Waralso known as the Seven Years Warand yet it remains one of the most fascinating periods in our history. In January 2006, PBS will air The War That Made America, a four-part documentary about this epic conflict. Fred Anderson, the award-winning and critically acclaimed historian, has written the official tie-in to this exciting television event.

The New York Times - Jay Winick

In this little primer about a little-studied conflict, Anderson, a meticulous historian, writes with intelligence and vigor. He has given us a rich, cautionary tale about the unpredictability of war - then no less than today.