By Eliot A. Cohen
In Conquered into Liberty, Cohen describes how 5 peoples—the British, French, americans, Canadians, and Indians—fought over the most important to the North American continent: the hall operating from Albany to Montreal ruled by means of the Champlain valley and identified to local americans because the “Great Warpath.” He finds how clash alongside those 200 miles of lake, river, and forest formed the country’s army values, practices, and associations.
Through a brilliant narration of a sequence of fights— wooded area skirmishes and massacres, bloody frontal attacks and fleet activities, rear-guard battles and shadowy covert actions—Cohen explores how a distinctively American method of struggle built alongside the good Warpath. He weaves jointly strategies and approach, conflict narratives, and statecraft, introducing readers to such interesting yet little-known figures as Justus Sherwood, loyalist undercover agent; Jeduthan Baldwin, self-taught engineer; and los angeles Corne St. Luc, ruthless partisan chief. And he reintroduces characters we idea we knew—an admirable Benedict Arnold, a traitorous Ethan Allen, and a devious George Washington. A gripping learn grounded in critical scholarship, Conquered into Liberty will enchant and tell readers for many years to come.
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Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War by Eliot A. Cohen