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Books: Wolfe! Wolfe!

PRINCE CHARLIE'S BLUFF

by DONALD THOMAS 280 pages. Viking Press. $7.95.

Donald Thomas is one of a very small school of strong-minded historians whose members* scorn the mild contrariness of revisionism. Revisionists, after all, merely prove that Stalin was a fine fellow, Henry VIII a picky eater and the U.S. started the cold war. Thomas and his ilk go much further. In this book, for example, Thomas reveals the fact that British General James Wolfe never took Quebec from the French in 1759 at all. The American colonies never banded together against King George III either. What actually happened was that Wolfe—no...

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