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Imperial Rivalries

How did the British manage to become the dominant power in North America? How important were relationships with Native American tribes? Which was more important, war or diplomacy?


Books

Bruce P. Lenman Britain's colonial wars, 1688-1783

Fred Anderson, Crucible of war : the Seven Years' War and the fate of the empire in British

R. Gold, Borderland Empires in Transition

Cecil Johnson, British West Florida

John Tepaske, The Governership of Spanish Florida

John McDermott, ed., The Spanish in the Mississippi Valley

J. Wright, Britain and the American Frontier

Michael McConnell, A Country Between: The Upper Ohio Valley and its peoples

R. Douglas Hurt, The Ohio Frontier

A Cayton & F. Teute, Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750-1830

W. Eccles, France in America

J. Namias, White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier

K. Steele, Warpaths, (pt 3)

Colin Calloway, The American Revolution in Indian Country

G. Stanley, New France: The Last Phase

J. Careless, Colonists and Canadiens

J. Bumsted, The Peoples of Canada: a Pre-Confederation History

Timothy J. Shannon, Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754

Articles

Jon Parmenter After the Mourning Wars: The Iroquois as Allies in Colonial North American Campaigns, 1676–1760 WMQ (2007)

Warren Hofstra, 'The extension of his majesties dominions: the Virginia backcountry and the reconifguration of Imperial frontiers' JAH (1998)