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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
by Alan Taylor
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Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as "freedom's swift-winged angels." In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for declaring war on the... (read more)

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1812: The Navy's War
1812: The Navy's War
by George Daughan
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When war broke out between Britain and the United States in 1812, Americas prospects looked dismal. British naval aggression made it clear that the ocean would be the wars primary battlefield—but Americas navy, only twenty ships strong, faced a... (read more)

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Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans (Vintage)
Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans (Vintage)
by Winston Groom
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US“An astonishing story of how a ragtag corps of backwoodsmen, Louisiana creoles, refugees, pirates, Indians and free African Americans defeated a large, disciplined, experienced and professional British army at the Battle of New Orleans.”... (read more)

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Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
by A J Langguth
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Langguth (journalism, U. of Southern California), author of Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, provides a narrative of the War of 1812, tracing what led up to it, beginning with the resignation of George Washington from the... (read more)

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Through the Perilous Fight: From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Through the Perilous Fight: From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
by Steve Vogel
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PRELUDE I See Nothing Else Left   Potomac River, Tuesday, August 9, 1814   Sailing under a white flag of truce, American agent John Stuart Skinner rounded Point Lookout and entered the broad mouth of the Potomac River, searching for the enemy... (read more)

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The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814 (Bluejacket Books)
The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814 (Bluejacket Books)
by Anthony S Pitch
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With all the immediacy of an eyewitness account, Anthony Pitch tells the dramatic story of the British invasion of Washington in the summer of 1814, an episode many call a defining moment in the coming-of-age of the United States. The British torched the... (read more)

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The War of 1812: Conflict for a Continent (Cambridge Essential Histories)
The War of 1812: Conflict for a Continent (Cambridge Essential Histories)
by J C A Stagg
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This book is a narrative history of the many dimensions of the War of 1812 social, diplomatic, military, and political which places the war's origins and conduct in transatlantic perspective. The events of 1812 1815 were shaped by the larger crisis of... (read more)

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Don't Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812
Don't Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812
by Donald R Hickey
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"Donald R. Hickey's unique study Don't Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812 addresses the myths, half truths, and realities of the forgotten last Anglo-American conflict. . . . The book provides a starting point for those seeking further... (read more)

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The Naval War of 1812 (Modern Library War)
The Naval War of 1812 (Modern Library War)
by Theodore Roosevelt
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Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans
Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans
by Winston Groom
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Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815
Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815
by Stephen Budiansky
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In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the underdog coterie of American seamen and their visionary secretary of the navy, who combined bravery and strategic innovation to hold off the legendary Royal Navy. Budiansky vividly... (read more)

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Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815
Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815
by Stephen Budiansky
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In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812, when an upstart American fleet fought off the legendary Royal Navy and established America as a world power for the first time.   Through vivid re... (read more)

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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
by Alan Taylor
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Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as “freedom’s swift-winged angels.” In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for... (read more)

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Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War: America's First Couple and the War of 1812
Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War: America's First Couple and the War of 1812
by Hugh Howard
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Now marking its bicentennial, the War of 1812 remains the least understood of Americas wars. Neither side gained a clear triumph, but in truth it was our second war of independence, settling once and for all that America would never again submit to... (read more)

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1812: The Navy's War
1812: The Navy's War
by George C Daughan
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When war broke out between Britain and the United States in 1812, Americas prospects looked dismal. British naval aggression made it clear that the ocean would be the wars primary battlefield—but Americas navy, only twenty ships strong, faced a... (read more)

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Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
by Steve Vogel
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The Incredible War of 1812: A Military History
The Incredible War of 1812: A Military History
by J Mackay Hitsman
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Hitsman's account of the War of 1812 is regarded by many experts as the best one-volume history of that conflict. It is an engrossing story of the causes of the war and of the campaigns and battles that raged on land and water, from the Great Lakes to... (read more)

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Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
by A J Langguth
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"We are in Langguth's debt for this vivid retelling of the story of a war that still has everything to do with who we are and how we got this way. Langguth...paints human portraits with skill and grace. Union 1812 is a Plutarchan undertaking, with the... (read more)

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The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies
The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies
by Alan Taylor
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In this deeply researched and clearly written book, the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Alan Taylor tells the riveting story of a war that redefined North America. During the early nineteenth century, Britons and Americans renewed their struggle... (read more)

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The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies (Vintage)
The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies (Vintage)
by Alan Taylor
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In this vivid narrative, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Alan Taylor tells the riveting story of a war that redefined North America.   In the early nineteenth century, Britons and Americans renewed their struggle over the legacy of the... (read more)

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