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The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada

By: Francis Parkman

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P2309

ISBN: 788423096

Condition: 2003, paper, index, 2 vols., paperback, Heritage Books


Destined to melt and vanish before the advancing waves of Anglo-American power, the Indians of North America saw the danger, and, led by a great and daring champion, struggled fiercely to avert it. This classic and comprehensive study examines the catalysts, personalities, places, battles and consequences of Pontiac's War. In his unique narrative style, Parkman describes the various tribes, the effect of the advance of French and English colonization, the interrelationsh... View more info

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Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Parkman Introduction by Colin G. Calloway

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1996

Seller ID: 287445

ISBN: 0-8032-8744-5

Condition: 473 pages, Illus., maps., paperback, University of Nebraska Press


In the sixteenth century, Spain claimed the fabled New World, and a rash of explorers sailed there seeking riches and, most famously, a fountain of youth. Although France made inroads into Florida, ultimately the French, like the Spanish, failed to establish dominion over North America. Francis Parkman tells why.The first part of Pioneers of France in the New World deals with the attempts of the Spanish and the French Huguenots to occupy Florida; the second, with the... View more info