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Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Christian Ayne Crouch

Abstract

This book is a cultural history of the Seven Years’ War in French-claimed North America, focused on the meanings of wartime violence and the impact of the encounter between Canadian, Indian, and French cultures of war and diplomacy. The book highlights the relationship between events in France and events in America and frames them dialogically, as the actors themselves experienced them at the time. It examines how codes of martial valor were enacted and challenged by metropolitan and colonial leaders to consider how those acts affected French–Indian relations, the culture of French military el ... More

Keywords: wartime violence, diplomacy, Seven Years’ War, North America, France, America, French Atlantic, New France

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780801452444
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christian Ayne Crouch, author
Assistant Professor of Historical Studies, Bard College