Mr. Madison's War: Politics, Diplomacy, and Warfare in the Early American Republic, 1783-1830
Publish date: September 1st 1983
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Pages no: 538
Edition language: English
Stagg admits that the dominant feature of almost all literature” on the War of 1812 “has been its emphasis on the sheer ineptitude of the American war effort.” But even so, “to stress ineptitude as the theme of the War of 1812...is to neglect an important, albeit obvious, point about its history--w...