The War of 1812 : A Forgotten Conflict
This is a History Book Club bestseller. This is an unabridged edition.
- Paperback | 480 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
- 01 Dec 1990
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
Back cover copy
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.
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 Booklist