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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

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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
  • Eighteen hundred and twelve
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 westward expansion from Mackinac Island to the Gulf of Mexico. USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," proved the mettle of the fledgling American navy; Oliver Hazard Perry hoisted a flag boasting, "Don't Give Up the Ship"; and Andrew Jackson's ragged force stood behind its cotton bales at New Orleans and bested the pride of British regulars. Here are the stories of commanding generals such as America's double-dealing James Wilkinson, Great Britain's gallant Sir Isaac Brock, Canada's heroine farm wife Laura Secord, and country doctor William Beanes, whose capture set the stage for Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner." During the War of 1812, the United States cast off its cloak of colonial adolescence and-with both humiliating and glorious moments-found the fire that was to forge a nation
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Introduction: The War That Forged a Nation
  • 1
  • Book 1
  • Drumbeats (1807-1812)
  • Book 2
  • Bugles (1812-1814)
  • Book 3
  • Finale (1814-1815)
Control code
ocm54677795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060531126
Lccn
2004047261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
1812 : the war that forged a nation, Walter R. Borneman
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Introduction: The War That Forged a Nation
  • 1
  • Book 1
  • Drumbeats (1807-1812)
  • Book 2
  • Bugles (1812-1814)
  • Book 3
  • Finale (1814-1815)
Control code
ocm54677795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060531126
Lccn
2004047261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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