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Cultures in Conflict: The Seven Years' War in North America, edited by Warren R. Hofstra.
A collection of seven essays that explore diverse aspects of the French and Indian War in North America, from various cultural perspectives.

Songs and Ballads of Nova Scotia, by Helen Creighton.
A collection of 150 songs and ballads collected around Halifax and Devil's Island, by Helen Creighton, the foremost authority on the folksongs of Nova Scotia.

The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon, by Jeremy Black.
A general survey of the War of 1812 that looks at the conflict from an international perspective and which highlights the significance of this conflict in both the national and international arenas.

The White and the Gold: The French Regime in Canada, by Thomas B. Costain.
In this book, Costain explores the early history of French Regime in Canada up to the end of French and Indian War.

Wolfe at Quebec, by Christopher Hibbert.
In this short work, Hibbert chronicles Major-General James Wolfe's leadership at the battle for Quebec at the decisive engagement fought between the British and the French on the Plains of Abraham. When the battle ended, Quebec was to fall to English hands, and Wolfe, at the advanced age of 32, was destined to die from the wounds he received in the battle.

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