The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812

The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812

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The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812: A Political, Social, and Military History dedicates 872 entriesa€”totaling some 600, 000 wordsa€”to this important American war. It is the most comprehensive and significant reference work available on the subject. Its entries spotlight the key battles, standout individuals, essential weapons, and social, political, and economic developments, and examine the wider, concurrent European developments which directly affected this conflict in North America. A volume of primary documents provides more avenues for research. This three-volume work offers comprehensive, in-depth information in a format that lends itself to quick and easy use, making it ideal for high school, college, and university-level learners as well as general learning annexes and military libraries. Scholars of the period and students of American military history will find it essential reading.A Political, Social, and Military History Spencer C. Tucker ... In addition to making drafts and molds for the first frigates authorized by Congress, Fox designed the 32-gun frigate Crescent given by the U.S. government to the dey of Algiers; theanbsp;...

Title:The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812
Author:Spencer C. Tucker
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012-04-25


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