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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Addresses the financing of the American-Mexican War of 1846-48. This study argues that the successful financing of the American-Mexican War had a long-term beneficial effect on American financial institutions and markets. more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2015; US$ 59.95
The remarkable military career of General Winfield Scott spanned fifty-three years, fourteen presidents, and six wars, both foreign and domestic. However, his lengthy service did not secure his rightful place among the nation?s pantheon of great military leaders. Instead, he is most often remembered as the aged, overweight, and sickly commanding general... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Cincinnati native William Haines Lytle volunteered for service in the Mexican War in late 1847. A pro-states' rights Democrat with strong family ties to Kentucky, he nevertheless chose to protect and defend the Union upon the outbreak of the Civil War. Lytle's Mexican War service primarily consisted of garrison duty, but during the Civil War he became... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 90.00
The opening campaign of the US-Mexican War transformed the map of each nation and shaped the course of conflict. Armed with a broad range of Mexican military documents and previously unknown US sources, Douglas Murphy provides the first balanced view of early battles such as Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. He reassesses previously covered territory... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00
The U.S.-Mexican War, also known as the Mexican-American War and the Mexican War, was a conflict that took place from 1846 to 1848, mainly centering around control of Texas. Mexico claimed this territory despite Texas having declared itself a republic years earlier, while the U.S. wished to annex Texas and make it the 28th state. The war was fought... more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Traditional characterizations of the 1846?1848 war between the United States and Mexico emphasize the conventional battles waged between two sovereign nations. However, two little-known guerrilla wars taking place at the same time proved critical to the outcome of the conflict. Using information from twenty-four archives, including the normally closed... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95
The Mexican-American War of the 1840s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado. In... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
A thrilling re-creation of a crucial campaign in the Mexican-American War and a pivotal moment in America's history. In June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with a thousand cavalrymen of the First United States Dragoons. When his fantastic expedition ended a year and two-thousand miles later, the nation... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Controversial and unpopular, the U.S.-Mexican War divided the country's loyalties more than any event at the time since the Revolution. But the realities of the time were powerfully shaped by the belief in the myth of "Manifest Destiny"?that the United States was predestined to occupy the North American continent "from sea to shining... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor?s Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his ?Army of Occupation? who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War. It clarifies what being a Mexican War veteran meant in their cases, how they interacted... more...