"A useful work...recommended."-R.P. Gildrie,CHOICE
"Steven Eames renders a scholarly social history that challenges some views of the provincial soldier...[he] writes clearly, and his narrative is livened with numerous quotes from primary sources. We learn of the provincial soldier from his own words."-Post Library
is an important contribution to the military history of colonial America."-American Historical Review
"An ambitious and well-researched attempt to understand anew the provincial soldier and the particular circumstances of war on the New England frontier."- H-Net Reviews ,
"The book is made up of a superb introduction and eleven chapters...Eames has produced a book that makes a much-needed contribution to the 'new military history' (which blends social and military history) that will appeal to the motivated students of history who belong to Phi Alpha Theta." - The Historian ,
About the Author
Steven C. Eames is Professor of History at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts.