American War

Author: Omar El Akkad
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0451493591
Size: 20,90 MB
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“Powerful . . . As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against America. . . . Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, American War, is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to readers of the recent young-adult dystopian series The Hunger Games and Divergent.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself. Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. But not everyone at Camp Patience is who they claim to be. Eventually Sarat is befriended by a mysterious functionary, under whose influence she is turned into a deadly instrument of war. The decisions that she makes will have tremendous consequences not just for Sarat but for her family and her country, rippling through generations of strangers and kin alike.

The History Of The Origin Progress And Termination Of The American War

Author: Charles Stedman
Size: 11,79 MB
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The Mexican American War

Author: Ruth Tenzer Feldman
Editor: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822508311
Size: 15,73 MB
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Relates the events and battles of the war between the United States and Mexico over Texas.

The Spanish American War

Author: Kenneth E. Hendrickson
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313316623
Size: 20,86 MB
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Introduces the Spanish-American War, including the origins of the war, specific campaigns, and the resulting peace process, and discusses its long-term effects.

Letters On The American War

Author: David Hartley
Size: 14,13 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of The Spanish American And Philippine American Wars

Author: Spencer Tucker
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781851099511
Size: 20,12 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents reference entries on the history of two wars fought by the United States at the turn of the twentieth century in Latin America and the Philippines, which established the country as an important world power.

Historical Dictionary Of The Spanish American War

Author: Donald H. Dyal
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313288524
Size: 18,84 MB
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Foreshadowing the twentieth-century experience, the Spanish American War was America's first modern foreign war. Catapulting the United States into an international world power, it had lasting international implications. Besides America's acquisition of Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Hawaii, and Guam, the war led the United States to take to the international stage, confronting Germany and Japan, and creating a diplomatic bridge between Great Britain and the United States. For Spain the 1898-1899 conflict was the death knell of empire. This volume provides easily accessible information on the naval and army operations, Spanish operations, and the political background to the military events, with an emphasis on future foreign affairs.

Spanish American War Updated Edition

Author: Michael Golay
Editor: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438100135
Size: 18,41 MB
Format: PDF
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The Spanish American War

Author: Kerry A. Graves
Editor: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736805834
Size: 12,49 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines the events leading up the the Spanish-American War, the life of the soldiers, major battles, and the outcome of the war.

American War And Military Operations Casualties

Author: Anne Leland
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437925073
Size: 10,33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides tables indicating the number of casualties among Amer. military personnel serving in principal wars and combat actions. Wars covered include the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-Amer. War, World War I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict, and the Persian Gulf War. Military operations covered include the Iranian Hostage Rescue Mission, Lebanon Peacekeeping, Urgent Fury in Grenada, Just Cause in Panama, Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Restore Hope in Somalia, Uphold Democracy in Haiti, and the ongoing Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Starting with the Korean War, more detailed info. on types of casualties and demographics have been included. Illus.