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The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812 [3 Volumes]

A Political, Social, and Military History

Spencer Tucker (Other)


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The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812: A Political, Social, and Military History dedicates 872 entries--totaling some 600,000 words--to this important American war. It is the most comprehensive and significant reference work available on the subject. Its entries spotlight the key battles, standout individuals, essential weapons, and social, political, and economic developments, and examine the wider, concurrent European developments which directly affected this conflict in North America. A volume of primary documents provides more avenues for research.

This three-volume work offers comprehensive, in-depth information in a format that lends itself to quick and easy use, making it ideal for high school, college, and university-level learners as well as general learning annexes and military libraries. Scholars of the period and students of American military history will find it essential reading.

ABC-CLIO, 9781851099566, 1034pp.

Publication Date: April 25, 2012

About the Author

Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, is senior fellow in military history for ABC-CLIO and the author or editor of more than 40 books and encyclopedias, many of which have been recognized by awards.