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The Resource A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, Amy S. Greenberg

A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, Amy S. Greenberg

Label
A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico
Title
A wicked war
Title remainder
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico
Statement of responsibility
Amy S. Greenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A critical assessment of the Mexican-American war and its divisive role in U.S. politics also evaluates its impact on the careers of James Polk, Henry Clay, and Abraham Lincoln and how it set the stage for the American Civil War
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenberg, Amy S.
Dewey number
973.6/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E404
LC item number
.G79 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Polk, James K.
  • Clay, Henry
  • Lincoln, Abraham
Label
A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, Amy S. Greenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This is a Borzoi Book
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-330) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Polk's dream, 1844-45. Valentine's Day ; "Who is James K. Polk?" ; The upset -- pt. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Polk's war, 1845-46. Speaking cannon fire ; "The mischief is done" -- pt. 3. The crucible of conscience, 1846-47. A tame, spiritless fellow ; Buena Vista ; Inscrutable providence ; Needless, wicked, and wrong ; War measures ; Duty and justice -- pt. 4. Truth and consequences, 1848. To conquer a peace ; A clear conscience -- Epilogue: Lineage
Control code
ocn777659991
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 344 p.
Isbn
9780307592699
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012019887
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a401253
  • (OCoLC)777659991
Label
A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, Amy S. Greenberg
Publication
Note
This is a Borzoi Book
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-330) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Polk's dream, 1844-45. Valentine's Day ; "Who is James K. Polk?" ; The upset -- pt. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Polk's war, 1845-46. Speaking cannon fire ; "The mischief is done" -- pt. 3. The crucible of conscience, 1846-47. A tame, spiritless fellow ; Buena Vista ; Inscrutable providence ; Needless, wicked, and wrong ; War measures ; Duty and justice -- pt. 4. Truth and consequences, 1848. To conquer a peace ; A clear conscience -- Epilogue: Lineage
Control code
ocn777659991
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 344 p.
Isbn
9780307592699
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012019887
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a401253
  • (OCoLC)777659991

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