Dead Certainties: Unwarranted Speculations (Paperback)
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Short Description for Dead Certainties The author of the bestselling Citizens reconstructs--and at times reinvents--the death of General James Wolfe at the battle of Quebec in 1759 and the 1849 murder of the Boston brahmin George Parkman, whose nephew would become Wolfe's biographer. What Schama achieves is "a mind-teasing delight".--The New York Times Book Review. Photographs.
- Published: 02 June 1992
- Format: Paperback 352 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780679736134 ISBN 10: 0679736131
- Sales rank: 352,878
Full description for Dead Certainties
History as inquest. Schama reconstructs- and at time reinvents- the death of General James Wolfe in 1759 at the battle of Quebec and the 1849 murder of George Parkman, whose nephew would become Wolfe's greatest biographer.