The Dawn's Early Light / Edition 1

The Dawn's Early Light / Edition 1

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by Walter Lord
     
 

It was the summer of 1814. Torn by internal conflict, plagued by an empty treasury, embittered by the human cost of war that couldn't be won, the United States seemed on the verge of collapse. Yet within a few months America was again safe and at peace, her people unified, her economy mending. The turning point in this amazing reversal of fortune is the story of this… See more details below

Overview

It was the summer of 1814. Torn by internal conflict, plagued by an empty treasury, embittered by the human cost of war that couldn't be won, the United States seemed on the verge of collapse. Yet within a few months America was again safe and at peace, her people unified, her economy mending. The turning point in this amazing reversal of fortune is the story of this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801848643
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Maryland Paperback Bookshelf Series
Edition description:
20
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.49(h) x 1.09(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations11
Foreword13
1Sails on the Chesapeake19
2"Chastise the Savages"33
3Face to Face59
4Sleepless Hours91
5Time Runs Our101
6Bladensburg123
7Ordeal by Fire145
8Shock Waves189
9Focus on Baltimore227
10North Point259
11Fort McHenry277
12Britain Struggles with Herself301
13"The Dawn's Early Light"323
Acknowledgments345
Chapter Notes351
Index371

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