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Re: Jeremy Black's 'The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon'

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  • John Ogden
    I read this over the Christmas break and enjoyed it, but it might be a bit basic for many on this list (as a relative newcomer to the period, I was fairly
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 24, 2010
      I read this over the Christmas break and enjoyed it, but it might be a bit
      basic for many on this list (as a relative newcomer to the period, I was
      fairly satisfied for the moment).

      On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 9:41 PM, ekwardle <ekwardle@...> wrote:

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      >
      > Good evening:
      >
      > Jeremy Black's 'The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon' promises to set the
      > conflict within a wider global economic and political context.
      >
      > The publisher states: "Black describes parallels and contrasts to other
      > military operations throughout the world. He stresses the domestic and
      > international links between politics and military conflict; in particular,
      > he describes how American political unease about a powerful executive and
      > strong army undermined U.S. military efforts. He also offers new insights
      > into the war in the West, amphibious operations, the effects of the British
      > blockade, and how the conflict fit into British global strategy."
      >
      > Sounds quite an interesting read!
      >
      > Here is the link to its Amazon.com page:
      >
      > http://www.amazon.com/War-1812-Napoleon-Campaigns-Commanders/dp/080614078X
      >
      > Ewan
      >
      >
      >



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      John J. Ogden


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