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Book Review: To The Halls Of The Montezumas

To The Halls Of The Montezumas:  The Mexican-American War In The American Imagination, by Robert W. Johannsen What influence did the Mexican-American War have on American culture?  This is a difficult and complicated question.  After all, the Mexican-American War brought … Continue reading

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Book Review: Army Of Manifest Destiny

Army Of Manifest Destiny:  The American Soldier In The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848, by James M. McCaffrey What was the life of a soldier like during the Mexican-American War?  As one might expect, the more you look into a war like … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican-American War

The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican American War – by the National Park Service The Battle of Palo Alto is important mainly as the first major battle of the Mexican-American War, and moreover one that is accessible to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mexican War

The Mexican War, by Otis A Singletary It is fascinating, at least a little bit, that this book markets itself as part of a series about the Chicago History of American Civilization.  And while I am still not completely sure … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mexican-American War (The Story Of Mexico)

The Mexican-American War (The Story Of Mexico), by R. Conrad Stein What this book does remarkably well is the way that it puts the Mexican-American war in a context that is aimed at American reading audiences but provides the history … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mexican-American War (Westward Ho!)

The Mexican-American War (Westward Ho!), by Emily Raabe Although this book is a very short one, at only 24 pages, it manages to include the Texan War of Independence as part of the context of the Mexican-American War, thus increasing … Continue reading

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