Fred Anderson

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Fred Anderson is an author and historian who has published many books on early modern colonial and military history. In 2006 Anderson completed The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War, which was rewritten as a PBS four-part series, and has written other books on American military history and the decline of the European imperialism in North America.

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July/August 1997

LOCKED IN A STRANGE, TESTY COLLABORATION lit by the fires of a burning world, George M. Cohan and James Cagney produced a masterpiece of popular history in which everything is true except the facts

November/December 2005

It has taken us two and a half centuries to realize just how important this conflict was