The Naval War of 1812, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or the History of the United States Navy During the Last War with Great Britain

The Naval War of 1812, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or the History of the United States Navy During the Last War with Great Britain

by Theodore Roosevelt
     
 
Published in 1882, when he was just twenty-four years old, this lively and at times pugnacious history established Roosevelt as somewhat of an iconoclast among historians, as he set out to disprove the prevailing idea that America's naval victories in the War of 1812 were due more to luck than to skill. Volume One begins by discussing the causes of the war and the

Overview

Published in 1882, when he was just twenty-four years old, this lively and at times pugnacious history established Roosevelt as somewhat of an iconoclast among historians, as he set out to disprove the prevailing idea that America's naval victories in the War of 1812 were due more to luck than to skill. Volume One begins by discussing the causes of the war and the conflicting views of America and Britain. It describes battles on the ocean and on lakes in the years 1812 and 1813.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411453456
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
684,501
File size:
984 KB

Meet the Author

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the 26th President of the United States. His politics led the U.S. more deeply into global affairs, and his leadership helped to found the Progressive Movement. He was also a writer, naturalist, and soldier as well as a politician. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906. He lived by his slogan, “speak softly and carry a big stick.”


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