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A short, offhand, killing affair

soldiers and social conflict during the Mexican-American War

by Paul Foos

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- History -- Mexican War, 1846-1848.,
    • United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Social aspects.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-216) and index.

      StatementPaul Foos.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE409.2 .F66 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p. :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3956590M
      ISBN 100807827312, 0807854050
      LC Control Number2001059757

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        Historiography of the Mexican War Textbook coverage of the Mexican War () is sparse; the selection I chose is less than a page and a half long. This is perhaps fitting, since the war was won decisively by the United States and in context of other conflicts throughout history, it .   Read "A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican-American War, Hispanic American Historical Review" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

      A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict during the Mexican-American War Review by: Shelley Streeby The American Historical Review, Vol. , No. 1 (February ), pp. A short, offhand, killing affair [electronic resource]: soldiers and social conflict during the Mexican-American War / Paul Foos. Main author: Foos, Paul, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.


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