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The War of 1812: The War That Both Sides Won, Second Edition

The War of 1812: The War That Both Sides Won    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 1-55002-336-5
Pages 188
Language English only
Price $16.99
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Written by Dr. Wesley B. Turner.
Published by Dundurn Press, 2000.


In this revised and expanded edition of The War of 1812: The War That Both Sides Won, author Wesley B. Turner provides an interesting and informative overview of a crucial period in North American history. The author asserts that the real significance of the series of skirmishes that collectively made up the war between 1812 and 1814 is the enormous impact they have had on Canadian and American views of themselves and each other. The author provides a contemporary look at the period and has included new insights from recent research to provide fuller explorations of campaigns, battles, the navel contest on the Great Lakes, and personnel. An expanded bibliography and an appendix on weaponry are also included.

Wesley B. Turner earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. from Duke University. He taught history in high schools and at Brock University for thirty-one years before retiring. His previous books include. Turner lives in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

From the same author:
The Astonishing General: The Life and Legacy of Sir Isaac Brock

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