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VB Reads...The Armchair Historians

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Mon, 03/11/2019 - 7:00pm
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1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Book lovers, you have heard the old adage "Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it!" Well, here is your chance to prepare yourself for the future. Join the Village Books Armchair Historians Book Group - "understanding the past!" We meet the second Monday of every month from 7pm to 8:30pm in the Writers' Corner at Village Books to chat, discuss, and dissect the most current and interesting history being written. We will cover all eras and topics in our quest to "know history". Join us! Authors DO NOT attend.

Monday, March 11th, 7:00pm

The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor

In the early nineteenth century, Britons and Americans renewed their struggle over the legacy of the American Revolution, leading to a second confrontation that redefined North America. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor's vivid narrative tells the riveting story of the soldiers, immigrants, settlers, and Indians who fought to determine the fate of a continent. Would revolutionary republicanism sweep the British from Canada? Or would the British contain, divide, and ruin the shaky republic?


 

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The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679776734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

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