A Half Century of Conflict


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Francis Parkman (1823-1893) is one of the great nineteenth century United States historians along with William Prescott, John Lothrop Motley, George Bancroft, and Henry Adams. Parkman has been hailed as one of America's great historians and as a master of narrative history. He is most known for his The Oregon Trail and his seven volume work on the history of the French and English in North America. A Half Century of Conflict is the sixth volume of the series but was the last to be published in 1892. It covers the period from 1700 to 1748. - Summary by Richard Carpenter

Part 1: Pioneers of France in the New World
Part 2: The Jesuits in North America in the 17th Century
Part 4: The Old Régime in Canada
Part 5: Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV
Part 6: Montcalm and Wolfe
Part 7: A Half Century of Conflict

(17 hr 3 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:21 Read by Richard Carpenter
Chapter 1 19:27 Read by Jeff Hively
Chapter 2 29:51 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 3, Part 1 18:46 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 3, Part 2 20:23 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 4, Part 1 23:22 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 4, Part 2 23:08 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 4, Part 3 22:53 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 5 22:29 Read by Jeff Hively
Chapter 6 12:55 Read by Josh Kirsh
Chapter 7, Part 1 21:47 Read by Josh Kirsh
Chapter 7, Part 2 21:12 Read by Josh Kirsh
Chapter 8, Part 1 15:31 Read by Josh Kirsh
Chapter 8, Part 2 23:56 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 9, Part 1 26:49 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 9, Part 2 24:36 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 10, Part 1 24:17 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 10, Part 2 24:06 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 10, Part 3 19:22 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 11, Part 1 18:51 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 11, Part 2 18:02 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 12, Part 1 24:45 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 12, Part 2 24:39 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 13, Part 1 19:25 Read by Phil Schempf
Chapter 13, Part 2 19:53 Read by Phil Schempf
Chapter 14 24:32 Read by Phil Schempf
Chapter 15, Part 1 22:19 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 15, Part 2 19:57 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 16, Part 1 21:58 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 16, Part 2 25:21 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 16, Part 3 24:19 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 17 27:36 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 18, Part 1 29:00 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 18, Part 2 26:58 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 19, Part 1 22:51 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 19, Part 2 25:19 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 20, Part 1 19:36 Read by deongines
Chapter 20, Part 2 17:31 Read by deongines
Chapter 21, Part 1 17:30 Read by deongines
Chapter 21, Part 2 18:38 Read by deongines
Chapter 22, Part 1 20:26 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 22, Part 2 21:15 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 22, Part 3 21:52 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 23, Part 1 22:38 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 23, Part 2 22:01 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 24, Part 1 24:30 Read by Brendan Stallard
Chapter 24, Part 2 24:22 Read by Brendan Stallard