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Allan W Eckert Set of 2 Vintage Books, The Conquerors, The Wilderness War, First Edition

  • $ 50.00


Allan W Eckert combines true history with suspense and fiction in these compelling novels.

This set includes the following titles:
The Conquerors. copyright 1970, first edition
The Wilderness War, Copyright 1978, first edition

both published by Little, Brown and Co.

Both are in good vintage condition with some edge wear to covers. They are hardbound with cloth covers. No dust jackets. The Conquerors has a spot on the front cover. Postcards and a previous owners name are in the front of the books.

The Conquerors is the story of Pontiac's uprising and the men involved in it: the conquering English, both soldiers and intrepid civilians, who undertook the dangers of the Indian trade for profit and the adventure of opening a new land; and, most importantly, the Indians, who refused to accept the yoke of the conquered and were driven to violence to protect their homes and their way of life from the encroachment of an alien civilization.

Based on an abundance of primary sources: original letters and notes, diaries and journals, deeds, wills, military records, Indian tribal records, logbooks, newspapers and magazines and government reports, and dominated by the compelling character of Chief Joseph Brant, The Wilderness War gives a factual account (sustained with the suspense and pace of first-rate fiction) of the last years of the Iroquois Empire and the first years of the American nation. Allan W. Eckert has molded the raw facts of history into a moving, perceptive and penetrating narrative. It is filled with the pathos and action, humanity and savagery which were all a part of survival on the expanding American frontier.

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