The War Of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

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The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

 This comprehensive and authoritative history of the War of 1812, thoroughly revised for the 200th anniversary of the historic conflict, is a myth-shattering study that will inform and entertain students, historians, and general readers alike. Donald R. Hickey explores the military, diplomatic, and domestic history of our second war with Great Britain, bringing the study up to date with recent scholarship on all aspects of the war, from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada. The newly expanded The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict, Bicentennial Edition includes additional information on the British forces, American Indians, and military operations such as the importance of logistics and the use and capabilities of weaponry. Hickey explains how the war promoted American nationalism and manifest destiny, stimulated peacetime defense spending, and enhanced America's reputation abroad. He also shows that the war sparked bloody conflicts between pro-war Republican and anti-war Federalist neighbors, dealt a crippling blow to American Indians, and solidified the United States's antipathy toward the British.

Specifications of The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

GENERAL
AuthorDonald R. Hickey, Donald Hickey
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-100252016130
ISBN-139780252016134
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
Number Of Pages457
Publication Date1989-11-01
DIMENSIONS
Height1.2 inch.
Length9.3 inch.
Width6.2 inch.
Weight1.61 pounds.

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