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Endgame 1758 the promise, the glory, and the despair of Louisbourg"s last decade by A. J. B. Johnston

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History -- Siege, 1758,
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History, Military -- 18th century,
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History, Naval -- 18th century,
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Campaigns,
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Naval operations

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-349) and index

StatementA.J.B. Johnston
SeriesFrance overseas, studies in empire and decolonization, France overseas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE199 .J72 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination365 p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17246657M
ISBN 100803260091
ISBN 109780803260092
LC Control Number2006039629

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Endgame is a tale of two empires in collision on the shores of mid-eighteenth-century Atlantic Canada, where rival European visions of predominance clashed headlong with each other and with the region’s Aboriginal peoples. Award-winning Endgame author John Johnston will be making presentations on his book and, more broadly, on Louisbourg, as commemorations of the final seige of continue: Sept. 16, pm, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax. Sept. 27, am, Louisbourg Symposium , Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Endgame is a two-volume work by Derrick Jensen, published in , which argues that civilization is inherently unsustainable and addresses the resulting question of what to do about it. Volume 1, The Problem of Civilization, spells out the need to immediately and systematically destroy 2, Resistance, is about the challenging physical task that Author: Derrick Jensen. The sequel to the New York Times bestseller and Currently Reading. Currently Reading. Rules of the Game. Ratings Reviews published 35 editions. The revolutionary Endgame trilogy concludes in Shelve Rules of the .

  Endgame is a tale of two empires in collision on the shores of mid-eighteenth-century Atlantic Canada, where rival European visions of predominance clashed headlong with each other and with the region’s Aboriginal peoples. The magnitude of the struggle and of its uncertain outcome colored the lives of Louisbourg’s inhabitants and the nearly thirty Cited by: 4.   Endgame The Promise, the Glory, and the Despair of Louisbour's Last Decade. (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization.) Johnston devotes the last half his book to a narrative of the British expedition against Île Royale and the seven-week siege that ended Louisbourg's existence as a French : Fred Anderson. Endgame is a tale of two empires in collision on the shores of mid-eighteenth-century Atlantic Canada, where rival European visions of predominance clashed headlong with each other and with the region’s Aboriginal peoples. The magnitude of the struggle and of its uncertain outcome colored the lives of Louisbourg’s inhabitants and the nearly thirty thousand . John (or Jay) is a Canadian historian and novelist. His website is and he is on Facebook at A J B Johnston, Writer. Years as an historian at the Fortress of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island gave John the background to bring the 18th century alive in his series of Thomas Pichon Novels: Thomas, A Secret Life (), The Maze () and Crossings (). There /5.