Publisher: House of Anansi Press; First Edition edition (June 5, 2012)
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on the flip of the 19th century, the British Empire is on the peak of its ascendancy; Napoleonic France is suffering to take care of its place as an international strength; and the incumbent American empire is readily increasing its territory, whereas the local peoples fight to set up their very own confederacy, their very own self reliant nation.Bestselling writer, historian, political scientist, and student James Laxer bargains a clean and compelling view of this decisive struggle — which historians have lengthy taken care of as a moment American revolution — by means of bringing to existence the local fight for nationhood and sovereignty; the conflict among the British Empire and the USA over top and decrease Canada; and eventually, on the middle of it, the not going friendship and political alliance of 2 towering figures of heritage: Tecumseh, the Shawnee chieftain and charismatic chief of the local confederacy, and Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, protector and defender of the British Empire.Highly attractive and impeccably researched, Tecumseh and Brock is a strong paintings of heritage, an epic tale of empires and rising international locations, of politics and gear, and of 2 leaders whose legacy nonetheless lives on this present day.