1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism
352 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 illus.
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4431-1 | $34.95 | £23.00
A volume in the Early American Studies series
In this cultural history of the War of 1812, Nicole Eustace examines the way this expensive, unproductive war won popular support through appeal to the emotions. 1812 looks at the major dramatic events of the war and the subsequent songs, speeches, and images that spoke of opportunity and romantic adventure. Read more . . .