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War of 1812

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ISBN-10: 0226113507

ISBN-13: 9780226113500

Edition: N/A

Authors: Harry L. Coles

List price: $28.00
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This compact history of the war attempts to separate myth from reality. Professor Coles narrates the main operations on both land and sea of the three-year struggle. He examines the conflict from the British (and Canadian) as well as the American point of view, relating events in America to the larger war going on in Europe. "A balanced analysis of tactics and strategy, this book also summarizes succinctly and clearly recent scholarship on causes and describes briefly the war's military, economic, and political consequences. Coles has surveyed thoroughly the existing literature but arrives at a number of independent judgments. It is the best single-volume account of the war in all its…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 8/15/1966
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 307
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682

Prologue to War
Brock and the Defense of Canada
The War at Sea
American Redemption of the Northwest
1814: The British Offensive in the North and in the East
Jackson and the War in the South
Peace Without Victory
Epilogue Important Dates Suggested Reading