Feb 9, 2001
a Very Helpful Review
by the Epinions community
Pros: Utterly brilliant: Ambrosian, Keegan-like, Tuchmanesque. Out-Parkmans Parkman. Can we rename that the Anderson Prize?
Cons: Only con is, I didn't write it. Damn....
Summary: Contingency governs events. Inevitability is factitious. And character is destiny. Those three propositions inform Fred Anderson's recent history of what Americans call (when they think of it all) 'the French and Indian War.' It is new, it is ... read more