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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 related to A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict During the ....    

Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848

James M. Mccaffrey - History - 1994 - 294 pages
James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With ...
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Devotion to the Adopted Country: U.S. Immigrant Volunteers in the Mexican War

Tyler V. Johnson - History - 2012 - 180 pages
In Devotion to the Adopted Country, Tyler V. Johnson looks at the efforts of America’s Democratic Party and Catholic leadership to use the service of immigrant volunteers in ...
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The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social, and ...

Spencer C. Tucker - History - 2012 - 1084 pages
The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social, and Military History provides an in-depth examination of not only the military conflict itself, but also the ...
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Bound for the Rio Grande: The Mexican Struggle, 1845-1850

Milton Meltzer - Manifest Destiny - 1974 - 279 pages
Traces the causes, events, and aftermath of the Mexican War, including quotes from contemporary sources and discussions of the social and political climate of the country at ...
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Manifest Ambition: James K. Polk and Civil-military Relations During the ...

John C. Pinheiro - History - 2007 - 228 pages
Explores the power and perseverance of James K Polk, who overcame the political intrigues of both members of his own Democratic party and the Whigs in Washington, DC, as well ...
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