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The Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0141001798
ISBN-13: 9780141001791
Sku: 30714986
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  240
Age Range:  22 to UP
 
A colorful and engaging account of a neglected but important 1815 battle shows how Andrew Jackson and a motley crew of frontiersmen, pirates, free blacks, and regular soldiers managed to defeat the battle-tested British troops in New Orleans. Reprint. *Author: Remini, Robert V. *Subtitle: Andrew Jackson and Americas First Military Victory *Publication Date: 2001/05/01 *Number of Pages: 226 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25
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A colorful and engaging account of a neglected but important 1815 battle shows how Andrew Jackson and a motley crew of frontiersmen, pirates, free blacks, and regular soldiers managed to defeat the battle-tested British troops in New Orleans. Reprint.A colorful and engaging account of a neglected but important 1815 battle shows how Andrew Jackson and a motley crew of frontiersmen, pirates, free blacks, and regular soldiers managed to defeat the battle-tested British troops in New Orleans. Reprint.
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This history of the Battle of New Orleans, which took place in January, 1815, sees it as central to American history. It was the last battle with foreign invaders on American soil, and it was the beginning of General Andrew Jackson's rise to national prominence. Remini is the author of a major biography of Andrew Jackson. A 2000 New York Times Notable Book.

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New Yorker
"...[C]onveys the ambiguity of war as both heroic and brutal....Remini unforgettably portrays individuals on both sides." 09/27/1999

New York Times Book Review
"This is an exceptional book that combines impressive scholarship with a riveting narrative." - Carlo D'Este 12/19/1999

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0240
Product attributePublisher:   Penguin Books
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