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The Dawn's Early Light / Edition 1
     

The Dawn's Early Light / Edition 1

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by Walter Lord
 

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ISBN-10: 0801848644

ISBN-13: 9780801848643

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

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

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

Contents

Foreword,
ONE. Sails on the Chesapeake,
TWO. "Chastise the Savages",
THREE. Face to Face,
FOUR. Sleepless Hours,
FIVE. Time Runs Out,
SIX. Bladensburg,
SEVEN. Ordeal by Fire,
EIGHT. Shock Waves,
NINE. Focus on Baltimore,
TEN. North Point,
ELEVEN. Fort McHenry,
TWELVE. Britain Struggles with Herself,
THIRTEEN. "The Dawn's Early Light",
Acknowledgments,
Chapter Notes,
Index,

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