Leach, Douglas Edward

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LEACH, Douglas Edward

LEACH, Douglas Edward. American, b. 1920. Genres: History. Career: Professor Emeritus of History, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee (faculty member from 1956). Faculty member, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1950-56. Publications: Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War, 1956; (ed.) A Rhode Islander Reports on King Philip's War: The Second William Harris Letter of August, 1676, 1963; The Northern Colonial Frontier, 1607-1763, 1966; Arms for Empire: A Military History of the British Colonies in North America, 1607-1763, 1973; Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans 1677-1763, 1986; Now Hear This: The Memoir of a Junior Naval Officer in the Great Pacific War, 1987. Address: Dept. of History, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, U.S.A.