The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

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University of Illinois Press, 1989 - History - 457 pages
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"Most histories of the War of 1812 focus on one or two aspects of the war -- usually the military campaigns and naval engagements. In this new general history, based on twenty years of research in a broad range of sources, Donald Hickey explores the military, political, diplomatic, economic, social, and financial history of our second war with Great Britain" -- inside cover.
  

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User Review  - Rob Kranski - Goodreads

A great example of someone who has made an industry out of a single book. This was good for its time, but decades of scholarship have passed and it's well past its prime. The "new" edition released ... Read full review

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Excellent overview of the War of 1812. I learned that Uncle Sam was first coined in this war and that Dupont started out as a gunpowder manufacturer for the US Government. Also that the war at the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Declaration of War
29
The Baltimore Riots
52
The Campaign of 1812
72
Raising Men and Money
100
6The Campaign of 1813
126
7The Last Embargo
159
8The British Counteroffensive
182
9The Crisis of 1814
221
The Hartford Convention
255
The Treaty of Ghent
281
Conclusion
300
A Note on Sources
317
Copyright

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Donald R. Hickey, a professor of history at Nebraska's Wayne State College, is the author of "The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict,

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