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Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence

Langguth, A. J.

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ISBN 10: 0743226186 / ISBN 13: 9780743226189
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 2006
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Tan Boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Printing.

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Langguth (journalism, U. of Southern California), author of Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, provides a narrative of the War of 1812, tracing what led up to it, beginning with the resignation of George Washington from the Continental Army in 1783, to the peace treaty in 1815 and aftereffects up to 1861. He discusses roles played by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Tecumseh, and others, and relates the details of what happened during the war. Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A. J. Langguth (1933–2014) was the author of eight books of nonfiction and three novels. After Lincoln marks his fourth book in a series that began in 1988 with Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution. He served as a Saigon bureau chief for the New York Times, after covering the Civil Rights movement for the newspaper. Langguth taught for three decades at the University of Southern California and retired in 2003 as emeritus professor in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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