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The War of 1812: A Short History

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    The book is well written but repetitive. Each chapter is written

    The book is well written but repetitive. Each chapter is written as if it was a standalone paper.  Overall very interesting, but frustrating to read the same arguments multiple times.  

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  • Posted August 2, 2013

    Very nice synopsis

    Let's face it, this wasn't the most exciting conflict around. There's a reason why no one ever talks about it. But Mr. Hickey does an excellent job explaining the "where's and why's" with excellent detail and facts. This abridged version from his "Forgotten Conflict" book makes for a quick and interesting read. For American history buffs, I definitely recommend it.

    One issue I have is I'm reading from the Nook version and the photos and maps are too small to view clearly and they can't be enlarged. This is not an author issue, it's a Nook problem.

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    Posted September 7, 2013

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