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www.common-place.org · vol. 1 · no. 1 · September 2000
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Crucible of War

A Round Table Discussion of Fred Anderson's Crucible of War

This issue Common-place holds a round table discussion of Fred Anderson's new history of the Seven Years' War, Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766.

This forum expands on an earlier round table discussion of Fred Anderson's Crucible of War featuring the authors and moderator Pauline Maier, hosted by the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University.

Commentators:

Author's Introduction:
Crucible of War: Some Context, and a Sketch of the Narrative

Fred Anderson

The Global History of the Seven Years' War
David Armitage, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University

Narrative Style and Indian Actors in the Seven Years' War
Brian Delay, PhD candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

Whose Great War for Empire?
British America and the Problem of Imperial Agency

Eliga H. Gould, Associate Professor of History, University of New Hampshire

The Spanish Empire and the Seven Years' War
Paul Mapp, PhD candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

Response
Fred Anderson

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