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1812

War with America

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674034778

Publication Date: 03/30/2010

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656 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones, 16 maps

Belknap Press

World

  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • Note on Place-Names and Currency
  • Introduction
  • 1. “Canada! Canada! Canada!”
  • 2. Soldiers, Sailors, Immigrants, and Indians
  • 3. Brock—Saviour of Canada
  • 4. Frigates and Privateers
  • 5. Winter on the Lakes
  • 6. Spring on the Frontier
  • 7. Raids and Blockades
  • 8. Tecumseh’s Tragedy
  • 9. Crysler’s Farm
  • 10. Drummond’s Winter Offensive
  • 11. Atlantic and Pacific
  • 12. The Far Northwest
  • 13. The Niagara Frontier
  • 14. Burning the White House
  • 15. Baltimore and Fort Erie
  • 16. Plattsburgh
  • 17. New Orleans
  • 18. The Peace of Christmas Eve
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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