Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the Western Hemisphere, 1492 to the Present, Volume 2
A comprehensive account of every major war and battle fought in the Americas, this revised edition of the award-winningWars of the Americas offers up-to-date scholarship on the conflicts that have shaped a hemisphere.
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