Archive: William Fowler on the Seven Years' War

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History professor William Fowler is the author of "Empire: The Seven Years' War and the Struggle for North America." Fowler maintains that the Seven Years' Was was actually the first global world war. It ended in 1763 with the Treaty of Paris, which marked the emergence of the British Empire, which in turn shaped the world we live in today. (Originally aired January 2006).
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Jan 19, 2006
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