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Ready, Booted, and Spurred: Arkansas in the U.S.â??Mexican War Mark K. Christ

Ready, Booted, and Spurred: Arkansas in the U.S.â??Mexican War

Mark K. Christ

Published February 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781935106050
Hardcover
216 pages
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Part military history, part social history, and part history of the westward movement during the major conflict of the 1840s, this anthology of essays bridges the gap between scholarly and popular history. Five contributors have examined the role ofMorePart military history, part social history, and part history of the westward movement during the major conflict of the 1840s, this anthology of essays bridges the gap between scholarly and popular history. Five contributors have examined the role of the citizen-soldier, the impact of war preparations upon the citizenry, movement of troops and yet-to-be organized volunteers, the waras effect on Americansa perception of their nation, and the strain caused by massive territorial acquisition following the war.