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Title Northern Armageddon : the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the making of the American Revolution / Peter MacLeod.
Author MacLeod, D. Peter, 1955- author.
Publication New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Copyright date ©2008, 2015
Edition First United States edition.
Description xxxiii, 400 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Call # 971.01 M
Note Originally published: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-382) and index.
Contents The people of 1759 Attackers. 500,000 years of history ; Sailing to Armageddon ; James Wolfe in love and war ; River control, fireships, landing craft, bombardment ; Defeat at Montmorency ; The triumph of geography -- Defenders. The man who saved Canada ; Soldiers and shoe brushes ; City at war ; Bombardment and fire ; The Governor, the General, and just a hint of scandal ; Wheat and war ; Alarms in the night ; The last convoy to Quebec -- Battle. The Anse au Foulon ; Standing on guard ; Ashore in the dark ; Night battle ; The Plains of Abraham ; Preparing for battle ; Montcalm's decision ; The French charge ; Firefight ; Dying generals ; The British charge ; The Canadians strike back ; After the battle -- Siege. Besieging Quebec ; Townshend's Siege ; Ramezay's surrender -- Aftermath. Occupied Canada ; Canadian Winter ; The Second Battle of the Plains of Abraham -- Consequences. The road to Quebec ; The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the history of the world.
Summary Examines "the eighteenth-century Battle of the Plains of Abraham, the pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) to win control of the trans-Appalachian region of North America, a battle consisting of the British and American colonists on one side and the French and the Iroquois Confederacy on the other, and leading directly to the colonial War of Independence and the creation of Canada"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Plains of Abraham, Battle of the (Québec : 1759) (OCoLC)fst01065081
Québec Campaign (1759) (OCoLC)fst01086194
To 1763
Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759.
Plains of Abraham, Battle of the, Québec, 1759.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France)
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
Québec. (OCoLC)fst01207316
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780307269898

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