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French Reactions to the British Search for a Northwest Passage from Hudson Bay and the Origins of the Seven Years' War

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates the manner in which British explorers, promoters, and officials sought ways to overcome the physical and diplomatic barriers to British Pacific navigation. French officials ... More


Introduction

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite the mutual hostility of General Charles de Gaulle and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, France and the United States needed to cooperate to win the war against Germany. The French needed the ... More


Shaping the Empire

Banu Turnaoğlu

in The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172743
eISBN:
9781400885220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172743.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at how the first attempts to modernize the Ottoman army in line with the armies of the West were undertaken during the reign of Mahmud I (r. 1730–54). Predominantly inspired by ... More


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