Canadians and Americans have used the War of 1812 as a source for nation-building narratives, centred on their stories of the war. But all four groups fought and remembered their own War of 1812. Written to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the infamous war? outbreak, this beautifully designed volume recasts the conflict as a war of four perspectives?nd four stories.
Including extensive images from the Canadian War Museum? vast collection, and text by distinguished historian Peter MacLeod, this fascinating and rich volume presents a new view of a crucial event in North American history.
D. Peter MacLeod is the pre-Confederation historian at the Canadian War Museum, where he curated the exhibition 1812. A longstanding student of eighteenth-century Canada, he is the author of The Canadian Iroquois and the Seven Years?War and Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
|Publisher:||Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.32(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
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