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|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|
"Insisting that the pen is mightier than the sword, Eustace presents the War of 1812 more as a cultural event than a military one and examines the nation that emerged from the war, re-formed by