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A wonderful narration of actual Texas and Mexican history. Not at all what we were taught in Texas History classes!
This should be mandatory reading for all Texas students.
This book neatly highlights what is arguably the most important era in American history which continues to impact contemporary society, and that is the Mexican-American War of... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Nenorc
I choose the stars because this is (1) a good read, (2) put together well (3) well documented (4) covers the whole Mexican War not just the battles and activities of those in... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Gunny
this book is close to unbiased as it is going to get. war is hell, the killing of civilians almost always occurs in all conflicts, this war included. Read morePublished on July 28, 2013 by bookreaderinfresnoca
I finally had the opportunity to pick this book up to read and was disappointed to see historical inaccuracies well before the one-hundred page mark. Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by EBATX
The Mexican War is probably one of the few wars that has not gotten much coverage in the American history books. Read morePublished on January 19, 2013 by Efrem Sepulveda
Clary is a good writer, fluent and easy to follow. Particularly, his descriptions of military actions are excellent, making it possible for the reader to follow the flow of... Read morePublished on February 24, 2012 by Doug Burns
"Poor Mexico; so far from God, so close to the United States". I read that quote several years ago, and it certainly shows in this excellent new history of the relationship between... Read morePublished on December 1, 2010 by Frank J. Konopka
I'm about one-quarter through "Eagles and Empire" and find myself fascinated with the historical facts presented therein and with Clary's finely-honed abilities as both historian... Read morePublished on October 19, 2009 by Blaine L. Bachman