The War of 1812 by Carl BennThe War of 1812 by Carl Benn

The War of 1812

byCarl Benn, Benn

Paperback | October 18, 2002

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The War of 1812-1815 was a bloody confrontation that tore through the American frontier, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada, and parts of the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The conflict saw British, American, and First Nations' forces clash, and in the process, shape the future of North American history. This exciting new volume explains what led to America's decision to take up arms against Great Britain and assesses the three terrible years of fighting that followed on land and sea, where battles such as Lake Erie and Lake Champlain launched American naval traditions.
Carl Benn, PhD, is Chief Curator of the City of Toronto's Museums and Heritage Services, and also teaches history and museum studies at the University of Toronto. He has curated numerous exhibits and restored various historic facilities, including Canada's most complete War of 1812 fort. His extensive publications include Historic Fort...
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Title:The War of 1812Format:PaperbackPublished:October 18, 2002Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841764663

ISBN - 13:9781841764665

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"I am most favorably impressed by the Essential Histories series on the American Civil War. Written by four of the best historians of the military course of the war, these volumes provide a lucid and concise narrative of the campaigns in both the Eastern and Western theaters as well as penetrating analyses of strategies and leadership. Ideal for classroom use or fireside reading."