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The Resource Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black

Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black

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Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871
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Fighting for America
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the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871
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Jeremy Black
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Language
eng
Summary
Prize winning author Jeremy Black traces the competition for control of North America from the landing of Spanish troops under Hernán Cortés in modern Mexico in 1519 to 1871 when, with the Treaty of Washington and the withdrawal of most British garrisons, Britain accepted American mastery in North America. In this wide-ranging narrative, Black makes clear that the process by which America gained supremacy was far from inevitable. The story Black tells is one of conflict, diplomacy, geopolitics, and poli
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black
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Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gzf47
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sixteenth-century background -- Creating new frontiers, 1600-74 -- Britain, France, and the natives, 1674-1715 -- Multiple currents, 1715-53 -- War for dominance, 1754-64 -- Britain triumphant to America independent, 1765-76 -- Britain defeated, 1775-83 -- Flexing muscles, 1783-1811 -- Florida, but not Canada : from the War of 1812 to the Monroe Doctrine, 1812-23 -- Expansionism and its problems, 1823-43 -- From the Oregon question to the Gadsden Purchase, 1844-53 -- A great power in the making? : America, 1853-61 -- America divided, 1861-63 -- Winning the war, 1863-65 -- Settling the North American question, 1865-71 -- Postscript, 1871-2010
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1 online resource (xvii, 470 pages)
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9786613235954
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rdamedia
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MWT11529049
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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