The Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War

by Daniel Marston

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Overview

The closest thing to total war before World War One, the Seven Years' War was fought in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and India with major consequences for all parties involved. This fascinating book is the first to truly review the grand strategies of the combatants and examine the differing styles of warfare used in the many campaigns. These ranged from the large-scale battles and sieges of the European front to the ambush and skirmish tactics used in the forests of North America. Daniel Marston's engaging narrative is supported by official war papers, personal diaries and memoirs, and official reports.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841761916
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 07/25/2001
Series: Essential Histories
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 225,972
Product dimensions: 6.73(w) x 9.71(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Daniel Marston was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed both his BA and MA in History at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. The subject of his MA thesis was the performance of the British Army in North America during the Seven Years War. He is currently living in England, where he is working towards completion of a D.Phil in the History of War at Balliol College, University of Oxford

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