A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg's skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire to life with memorable characters, plotlines, and legacies.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Othemts - LibraryThing
Like many Americans, I know very little about the Mexican War, which is a shame since what I learned from this one-volume history, we Americans keep repeating the same mistakes our nation made in this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - konastories - LibraryThing
Joy's review: Completely skip the introduction and you're in for a very enjoyable reading experience. I think I learned something on every page of this book. Polk was one of the more single-minded and ... Read full review
pART one Polks Dream 184445
Who Is James K Polk?
pART two Mr and Mrs Polks War 184546
Speaking Cannon Fire
The Mischief Is Done
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