Diary of a Dirty Little War

The Spanish-American War of 1898
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (13.57 hours)
Product Number: Z100094547
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483054766
Narrator/s: Ian Esmo
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From its beginnings, America has acted out much of its history on the battlefront. Yet for the average American, little is known of the Spanish-American War. The reasons for our entry never seemed compelling-at times, yellow fever seemed more the enemy than did Spanish troops-and the United States was ill prepared for the venture. Nevertheless, this conflict served to unify a country that only thirty years before had been hopelessly divided by civil strife. This colorful account reveals how every aspect of American life was ultimately touched by the war. War heroes abounded in the Spanish-American War: George Dewey, Richmond Pearson Hobson, Joe Wheeler, William T. Sampson, and of course, Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders. Rosenfeld strikes a balance between scholarly and popular writing, bringing to life a war that has often been overlooked.

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Author(s): Harvey Rosenfeld
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Dec 14, 2011

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Author(s): Harvey Rosenfeld
Narrator(s): Ian Esmo
Genre: History
Product Number DD4321
Released: Aug 24, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441719751

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