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

A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, by Amy 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
by Amy 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
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
  • Polk, James K.
  • Clay, Henry
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Clay, Henry
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Polk, James K.
  • Mexican War (1846-1848)
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Buddhism and politics
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • United States
Label
A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, by Amy Greenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
First edition.
Extent
xix, 344 pages
Isbn
9780307592699
Lccn
2012019887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777659991
  • (Sirsi) a1574902
Label
A wicked war : Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico, by Amy Greenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
First edition.
Extent
xix, 344 pages
Isbn
9780307592699
Lccn
2012019887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777659991
  • (Sirsi) a1574902

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