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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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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 Battles of the War of 1812: Adventures in Canadian History (History for Young Canadians)
The Battles of the War of 1812: Adventures in Canadian History (History for Young Canadians)
by Pierre Berrton
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Originally printed as separate volumes in the Adventures in Canadian History series, the titles in the the third book in the series, Pierre Berton's History for Young Canadians, The Battles of the War of 1812, include: The Capture of Detroit, The Death... (read more)

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Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy
Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy
by Ronald Utt
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PRAISE FOR Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron “At a time when America seems to flinch at threats from the worlds petty tyrants, our forefathers defiance two centuries ago of the mightiest empire on earth should stiffen our spines. Ron Utts inspiring... (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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December 1814: its economy in tatters, its capital city of Washington, D.C., burnt to the ground, a young America was again at war with the militarily superior English crown. With an enormous enemy armada approaching New Orleans, two unlikely allies... (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 Battles at Plattsburgh: September 11th, 1814
The Battles at Plattsburgh: September 11th, 1814
by Keith A Herkalo
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Both Roosevelt and Churchill recognized the importance of the land and naval battles of Plattsburgh. Many other, more famous, engagements were ruses meant to divert U.S. troops away from the prize Plattsburgh would afford: a clear pathway into New... (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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The War of 1812 (Da Capo Paperback)
The War of 1812 (Da Capo Paperback)
by John K Mahon
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Detailed enough for scholars, yet vivid enough for the general reader, Mahons study will remain the standard source for anyone who wishes to gain a complete understanding of the War of 1812.... (read more)

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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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The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict
The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict
by Donald R Hickey
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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... (read more)

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Old Hickory's war :Andrew Jackson and the quest for empire
Old Hickory's war :Andrew Jackson and the quest for empire
by David S Heidler
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A true tale of intrigue, prejudice, betrayal, and revenge. After the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson destroyed his opponents -- British, Spanish, Native Americans -- in his drive to expand the growing U.S. empire and to launch himself onto the national stage.... (read more)

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1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
by Walter R Borneman
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< p> Although frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 tested a rising generation of American leaders; unified the United States with a renewed sense of national purpose; and set the stage for... (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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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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In A. J. Langguth's classic Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, he brought to life leaders from the generation of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson in all of their complexity, with their great strengths and human frailties. In... (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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The War of 1812
The War of 1812
by Harry L Coles
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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... (read more)

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