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The Resource 1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman

1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman

Label
1812 : the war that forged a nation
Title
1812
Title remainder
the war that forged a nation
Statement of responsibility
Walter R. Borneman
Title variation
Eighteen twelve
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Here are the stories of commanding generals such as America's Henry "Granny" Dearborn, double-dealing James Wilkinson, and feisty Andrew Jackson, as well as Great Britain's gallant Sir Isaac Brock, overly cautious Sir George Prevost, and Rear Admiral George Cockburn, the man who put the torch to Washington. Here too are those inadvertently caught up in the war, from heroine farm wife Laura Secord, whom some call Canada's Paul Revere, to country doctor William Beanes, whose capture set the stage for Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."" "1812: The War That Forged a Nation presents a sweeping narrative that emphasizes the struggle's importance to America's coming-of-age as a nation. Though frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 did indeed span half a continent - from Mackinac Island to New Orleans and Lake Champlain to Horseshoe Bend - and it paved the way for the conquest of the other half."--Jacket
Summary
Chronicles the history of the conflict; examines its important role in furthering American independence and subsequent development and expansion; and describes the colorful personalities involved
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
164064
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.5/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E354
LC item number
.B66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the war that forged a nation
Label
1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Drumbeats (1807-1812). To steal an empire -- First blood at sea -- War hawks and Tippecanoe -- Mr. Madison's war -- Concessions too late -- Bugles (1812-1814). Oh, Canada -- Hurrah for Old Ironsides -- Marching on a capital -- Don't give up the ship -- We have met the enemy -- Old Hickory heads south -- On the Thames and the St. Lawrence -- The lion's roar -- Finale (1814-1815). Niagara's thunder -- Lake Champlain -- Another capital burns -- O say, can you see? -- Still Mr. Madison's war -- Christmas in Ghent -- Along the mighty Mississip' -- A nation at last
Control code
2401124
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780060531126
Lccn
2004047261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54677795
  • (OCoLC)54677795
Label
1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Drumbeats (1807-1812). To steal an empire -- First blood at sea -- War hawks and Tippecanoe -- Mr. Madison's war -- Concessions too late -- Bugles (1812-1814). Oh, Canada -- Hurrah for Old Ironsides -- Marching on a capital -- Don't give up the ship -- We have met the enemy -- Old Hickory heads south -- On the Thames and the St. Lawrence -- The lion's roar -- Finale (1814-1815). Niagara's thunder -- Lake Champlain -- Another capital burns -- O say, can you see? -- Still Mr. Madison's war -- Christmas in Ghent -- Along the mighty Mississip' -- A nation at last
Control code
2401124
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780060531126
Lccn
2004047261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54677795
  • (OCoLC)54677795

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