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Author Ward, Matthew C

Title Breaking the backcountry : the Seven Years' War in Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1754-1765 / matthew C. Ward
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (360 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Collision of Worlds: 1700-1755 -- War Comes to the Backcountry -- "Dissatisfact'n, Discontent and Clamours of All Ranks": The Breakdown of Backcountry Society, 1755-1758 -- "An Extream Bad Collection of Broken Innkeepers, Horse Jockeys, & Indian Traders": The Provincial Forces -- Wars and Words: Political Conflict and the Diplomatic Offensive -- Turning Point: The British Drive to the Ohio -- The Quest for Security, 1759-1763 -- Denouement: "Pontiac's War," 1763-1765 -- Composition of the Provincial Regiments
Summary Exciting history of the Seven Years' War (i.e., The French and Indian War) from the perspective of the region in which it began and most affected the early U.S.: the backcountry communities of Virginia and Pennsylvania
Notes Originally published: 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- General.
Zevenjarige oorlog.
SUBJECT United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
Pennsylvania -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
Virginia -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
Subject Pennsylvania
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822972730