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The War of 1812 : conflict for a continent / J. C. A. Stagg.

  • ISBN: 9780521898201 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 052189820X (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780521726863 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0521726867 (paperback)
  • Description: p. cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press,

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 973.52/Stagg (Text to phone) Checked out 05/30/2012
Reading Adult Nonfiction 973.52 STA (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 973.52 Stagg (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 973.53 St (Text to phone) Checked out 04/22/2014
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 973.52 Stagg (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: "A short and easily-readable book that will explain to both Americans and Canadians why the War of 1812 mattered in the histories of their two nations. For those who seek insights into this subject during the bicentennial commemorations of the war, this book is the place to start. Its contents provide far more that merely the military history of the failed American campaigns against Canada between 1812 and 1815. Those events are set in the larger contexts of the development of the North American continent and the crisis of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The book is short, up-to-date, and contains a useful guide to other writings about the War of 1812"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States > History > War of 1812.