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  • The Pendulum of Warby Richard Feltoe

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99

    The second of six books in the series Upper Canada Preserved ? War of 1812 tells of the events of 1813, such as the U.S. attack on York (today's Toronto), the Battles of Stoney Creek, Fort George, and Beaver Dams, and inter-tribal conflicts among the Natives, and showcases anew the exploits of Laura Secord, James FitzGibbon, and others. more...

  • The Weight of Vengeanceby Troy Bickham

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99

    In early 1815, Secretary of State James Monroe reviewed the treaty with Britain that would end the War of 1812. The United States Navy was blockaded in port; much of the army had not been paid for nearly a year; the capital had been burned. The treaty offered an unexpected escape from disaster. Yet it incensed Monroe, for the name of Great Britain... more...

  • Andrew Jacksonby John William Ward

    Oxford University Press, USA 1962; US$ 19.99

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  • How Britain Won the War of 1812by Brian Arthur

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 115.00

    Overturns established thinking about the Anglo-American War of 1812-15. more...

  • The Battle of Stoningtonby James Tertius De Kay

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 26.95

    In the summer of 1814 a squadron of Royal Navy ships attacked the tiny Connecticut seaport of Stonington, and declared its intention of destroying the town. Over the next four days the British barraged the nearly defenseless civilian population with some fifty tons of explosives, before mysteriously upping anchor and sailing away. Drawing on contemporary... more...

  • The Burning of Washingtonby Anthony S. Pitch

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 22.95

    With all the immediacy of an eyewitness account, Anthony Pitch tells the dramatic story of the British invasion of Washington in the summer of 1814, an episode many call a defining moment in the coming-of-age of the United States. The British torched the Capitol, the White House, and many other public buildings, setting off an inferno that illuminated... more...

  • Neither Victor nor Vanquishedby William Weber

    Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 27.50

    In 1812, less than forty years after breaking from Britain, the United States found itself in another war with its former colonial master. Now, during the two hundredth anniversary of the War of 1812 comes Neither Victor nor Vanquished, William WeberÆs reappraisal of this critical but frequently misunderstood conflict. more...

  • Jacksonian and Antebellum Age: People and Perspectivesby Mark Cheathem

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 85.00

    This volume in the Perspectives in American Social History series highlights the extraordinary contributions of ordinary men, women, and children in the transformation of the country in the time of Andrew Jackson. more...

  • Privilege vs. Equality: Civil-Military Relations in the Jacksonian Era, 1815-1845by Robert Wettemann

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 44.95

    Between 1815-1860, the tiny American army took on many new and often daunting tasks. In the face of civil opposition to the very existence of a professional military, the first battle officers and supporters had to win after 1815 was that of simply preserving some small professional force. As American interests expanded further west and conflict... more...

  • Patriotic Fireby Winston Groom

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.95

    December 1814: its economy in tatters, its capital city of Washington, D.C., burnt to the ground, a young America was again at war with the militarily superior English crown. With an enormous enemy armada approaching New Orleans, two unlikely allies teamed up to repel the British in one of the greatest battles ever fought in North America. The defense... more...