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1812 : war and the passions of patriotism

Author: Nicole Eustace
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this cultural history of the War of 1812, Nicole Eustace examines the way this expensive, unproductive war won popular support through appeal to the emotions. 1812 looks at the major dramatic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Eustace
ISBN: 9780812244311 0812244311
OCLC Number: 768792983
Description: xvii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface emotion, persuasion, and the meaning of war --
Celebrating love, liberty, and progeny: United States, circa 1811 --
Failures of feeling as national disasters: Detroit, August 1812 --
Romantic stories of republican conquest on the Great Lakes: Lake Erie, September 1813 --
Demographic strategies and the defeat of Tecumseh: Moraviantown, Canada, October 1813 --
Liberty, slavery, and the burning of the capital: Washington, D.C., August 1814 --
Conclusion ardor and triumph: New Orleans, January 1815.
Series Title: Early American studies.
Other Titles: Eighteen twelve
Responsibility: Nicole Eustace.

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"This is far and away the most important book written on the War of 1812 in several decades."-David Waldstreicher, Temple University

 
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