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Some years back, I set out to rediscover American history through the best single books I could find to cover each era. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stan Prager
Comprehensive, perhaps too much so. Too many players to keep track of and tedious at times. More a textbook than casual reading. Summary section helps bring it together.Published 8 months ago by C. Carter
Wonderfully balanced among all 4 sides in conflict: Americans, British, (incipient) Canadians, and aboriginal.Published 8 months ago by RGS-HLS
I couldn't get past the first 100 or so pages. Very dry history and found it to be very one sided. Basically it was all about pointing out the wonderfulness of Canada and it's... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paul Gregorwich
Alan Taylor's history of the War of 1812 is narrow in scope, focusing almost exclusively on the campaigns in northern New York and along Lake Erie. Read morePublished 13 months ago by doc peterson
The War of 1812 is history I never get tired of reading about. I started reading this book as a library book and quickly realized I needed to have my own copy to read, reread.Published 15 months ago by Lynn