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California Conquered The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow

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ISBN 10: 0520066057 / ISBN 13: 9780520066052
Published by University of California Press
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Paperback. 544 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 1.2in.Only minor shelf wear. Otherwise this is a good clean copy, its contents are intact and unsoiled. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780520066052

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Title: California Conquered The Annexation of a ...

Publisher: University of California Press

Binding: Paperback

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Book Type: Paperback

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This book began as a venture to collect official and unofficial documents relating to the interval of American military rule. There proved to be thousands, the writings of Presidents, executive officers, and congressmen, naval and military personnel, governors, settlers, and citizens-routine, familiar, wheedling, seductive, blustering, commanding. As the quantity grew, they seemed eager to be heard. But the documents exhibit the traits of their makers. Containing neither the whole truth nor nothing but the truth, they offer many-sided versions of what people believed or wanted others to accept; they must be taken with a grain of salt. Long, sometimes garbled, and always incomplete, the record requires assessment, a referee to appraise the evidence and form his own imperfect conclusions. And any curious or dissenting reader may, by consulting the numerous cited sources, make his own interpretations. References, whenever possible, have been made to materials in some printed form, leading an inquirer to a vast array of historical evidence. Everything herein happened, or so the record tells, and if an assumption has been made, it is that men, issues, and events can be interesting in their own right, without exaggeration. "To exaggerate," a knowing urban child recently observed, "means you put in something to make it more exciting" (Los Angeles Times, Dec. 10, 1978).

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The conquest of California by the United States was probably inevitable, given the unbridled energy of a young nation and an open continent stretching to the Pacific. But the schemes to obtain it were not made in heaven. Rather, they were conspicuously human in motivation and achievement.

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