The War of 1812

The War of 1812 : A Forgotten Conflict

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This is a History Book Club bestseller. This is an unabridged edition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252060598
  • 9780252060595
  • 1,652,531

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This first comprehensive history of the War of 1812 since Henry Adam's work of a century ago is a myth-shattering study that will inform and entertain students, historians, and general readers. Donald R. Hickey explores the military, diplomatic, and domestic history of our second war with Great Britain.show more

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Mentioned in Word, Dec 2008; One of Tom Jones' top rated books. "A penetrating analysis of prewar society... Highly recommended as an inclusive political, military, and social treatment of a customarily neglected war." -- ALA Booklistshow more

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