3 edition of The War with Mexico Reviewed found in the catalog.
by American peace society
Written in English
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"Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that conflict Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations. The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood the other. This book nicely fleshes out the brief details I've outlined above. From a happy childhood in a close family with attentive parents and a gifted brother and sister (his brother Charles was the father of the folk singer Pete Seeger), Alan was exposed to literature, music, and the scenic beauty of Mexico.
The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado. In this highly readable account, John S.D. Eisenhower 4/5(2). A sort-of-liberal, sort-of-conservative argument for a secure southern border, served up by investor and philanthropist Buffett (40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World, , etc.).It is telling that this examination of border policy and the drug trade comes with two forewords, one by Cindy McCain, a conservative Arizonan, and the other by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a comparatively liberal North.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Livermore, Abiel Abbot, War with Mexico reviewed. Boston, American Peace Society, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Livermore, Abiel Abbot, War with Mexico reviewed.
New York: Arno Press,[©] (OCoLC) Bauer sets the standard on writing about the military side of the US war with Mexico. His careful and studied approach leads to details which go far beyond the war's major battles and it's remarkable cast of characters, from Virginia's sons Winfield Scott (Old Fuss and Feathers) and future President Zachary Taylor (Old Rough and Ready) to Civil War generals like Bobby Lee, Sam (nee Ulysses S Cited by: The War with Mexico Reviewed book War, –48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico.
Causes While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., ), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.
Mexican-American War | Definition, Timeline, Causes, & Facts | Brit. Living Through the Mexican-American War by John DiConsiglio does a great job of presenting this conflict as well as other related stories covering the years The book itself is colorful and has a nice layout.
There is a mix of maps, photos, illustrations and colored sidebars that bring some visual interest to the pages/5(6). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Notes To this work was awarded the five hundred dollar prize offered by the American Peace Society "for the best review of the Mexican war on the principles of Christianity, and an enlightened statesmanship."Pages: So Far from God: The U.S.
War With Mexico, by John S. Eisenhower Book Description: The Mexican-American War of the s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that.
Destiny" pervades the historiography of the Mexican War as a source of conflict. And infrequently mentioned is the significance of political instability in Mexico in the period from Mexico's independence in until the war. Because these varying theories do not Author: Arthur William Penn.
Articles of War Ltd. 3 RODEO ROAD Silver City, NM, U.S.A. Joined Ma I'd been meaning to read this for quite some time, and finally finished it. Like most Americans, I knew little about the military aspects of this war, even after reading Robert Merry's more recent A Country of Vast Designs: James K.
Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent (which was excellent, by the way). This book is a good introduction to the Mexican War for /5. NARA Resources "Monuments, Manifest Destiny, and Mexico" Michael Dear's article which tells the story of the survey of the U.S.-Mexico border following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
From NARA's publication Prologue. Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Digitized version of the original document that ended the Mexican-American War. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo A Teaching with.
The book’s title, “The Border,” refers to both physical and moral barriers. Winslow is well aware that both that and its cover image, which depicts a razor-wire-topped wall spreading across. The War with Mexico is a book by Justin Harvey Smith. It won the Pulitzer Prize for History. References External links.
The full text of The War with Mexico at Wikisource; This article about a book on United States military history is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This article about a non-fiction book on Author: Justin Harvey Smith. Please note that in the field of political science and in this bibliographic listing, authors are typically listed in alphabetical order, rather than in order of an author’s contribution.
BOOKS AND EDITED VOLUMES: Shirk, David A. The Eagle and the Serpent: Organized Crime, Violence, and the Drug War in Mexico, unpublished manuscript (in progress). Edmonds-Poli, Emily. American War is the first novel by Canadian-Egyptian journalist Omar El is set in a near-future United States of America, ravaged by climate change and disease, in which a second Civil War has broken out over the use of fossil story is told by Benjamin Chestnut about his aunt, Sarat Chestnut, and is told through narrative chapters interspersed with fictional primary Author: Omar El Akkad.
The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico, fought from April to February Won by the Americans and damned by its contemporary critics as expansionist, it resulted in the U.S.
gaining more thansquare miles (1, square km) of Mexican territory extending westward from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean. The U.S.-Mexican War,is a complex and interesting event that can be understood today only by considerable study and reflection.
Today's United States and today's Mexico are very different from what they were then, and the war itself is very different from today's wars. Nevertheless, the consequences of this war resonate even today.
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New York: Hill & Wang, xxii + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Gregory Hospodor Published on H-War (June, ) Historians confront a diﬃcult question when they address the causes of the Mexican American War of That an expansionist impulse.Terms of sale for ARTICLES OF WAR Ltd.
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