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

Label
Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871
Title
Fighting for America
Title remainder
the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Black
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
970.01
Index
index present
LC call number
E179.5
LC item number
.B66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
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
Control code
ocn753560070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 470 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005618
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 6b8bb3f5-9701-4167-ae91-f6821f7a925f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b26924134
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)753560070
  • pebcs0253005612
System details
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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