Steele, Ian K.
Title BETRAYALS: FORT WILLIAM HENRY AND THE "MASSACRE".
Publisher Oxford University Press, New York, 1993, 8th printing.
Seller ID 21045
250 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0195084258 B&w illustrations. "...gives us the true story behind James Fenimore Cooper's classic 'The Last of the Mohicans', bringing to life people such as British commander of Fort William Henry George M onro, French General Montcalm, captive Susannah Johnson, Iroquois chief Hendrick, and the wild frontier world of captives and warriors. Explaining the motives for the most notorious 'massacre' of the colonial period, Steele offers a grippi n g t a l e o f a fledgling America, one which places the tragic events of the Seven Years' War in a fresh historical context." Contents: Approaches; To Battle for Lake George; Fort William Henry, 1755-1757; Siege; "Massacre"; Aftermath; Percepti on s; Ap pe nd ix : M issing New England Parolees; Notes; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear, small crease at corners of front cover. Very Good