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The Battle of New Orleans. By Robert V. Remini. (New York: Viking, 1999. xiv, 226 pp. $24.95, ISBN 0-670-88551-7.)

Mark Cornwall. The Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and Minds. New York: St. Martin's. 2000. Pp. xvi, 485. $69.95

Liva Baker. The Second Battle of New Orleans: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools. New York: HarperCollins. 1996. Pp. xii, 564. $32.00

The Battle for History: Re-Fighting World War II. By John Keegan. New York: Vintage, 1996 and Armageddon: The Reality behind the Distortions, Myths, Lies, and Illusions of World War II. By Clive Ponting. New York: Random House, 1995

Warren Sloat. A Battle For The Soul of New York: Tammany Hall, Police Corruption, Vice, and Reverend Charles Parkhurst's Crusade Against Them, 1892–1895. New York: Cooper Square Press. 2002. Pp. xxi, 482. $27.95

Julian Johansen. Sufism and Islamic Reform in Egypt: The Battle for Islamic Tradition. (Oxford Oriental Monographs.) New York: Clarenden Press of Oxford University Press. 1996. Pp. 323. $80.00

James C. Mohr. Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown. New York: Oxford University Press. 2005. Pp. xi, 235. $30.00

Paulos Milkias, Getachew Metaferia, editors. The Battle of Adwa: Reflections on Ethiopia's Historic Victory against European Colonialism. New York: Algora. 2005. Pp. xv, 320. Cloth $35.00, paper $26.95

Robert W. Righter. The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism. New York: Oxford University Press. 2005. Pp. xxii, 303. $30.00

William Philpott. Three Armies on the Somme: The First Battle of the Twentieth Century. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2010. Pp. xiii, 631. $35.00

The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America’s Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism. By Robert Righter. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. illus, notes, index, xxiii 303. $30

The Second Battle of New Orleans: The HundredYear Struggle to Integrate the Schools. By Liva Baker. (New York: HarperCollins, 1996. xii, 564 pp. $32.00, ISBN 0-06-016808-0.)

Scott Stephenson. The Final Battle: Soldiers on the Western Front and the German Revolution of 1918. (Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 2009. Pp. xvi, 354. $99.00

The Battle for Christmas: A Social and Cultural History of Christmas That Shows How It Was Transformed From An Unruly Carnival Season Into The Quintessential American Family Holiday. By Stephen Nissenbaum (New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1997. xiii plus 381pp.)

Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller. By Steve Weinberg. (New York: Norton, 2008. xvi, 304 pp. $25.95, ISBN 978-0-393-04935-0.)

In the Ruins of Empire: The Japanese Surrender and the Battle for Postwar Asia. By Ronald H. Spector. (New York: Random House, 2007. xx, 358 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-375-50915-5.)

MARGARET S. CREIGHTON. The Colors of Courage: Gettysburg's Forgotten History; Immigrants, Women and AfAfrican Americans in the Civil War's Defining Battle. New York: Basic Books. 2005. Pp. xxvii, 321. $26.00

 

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A critical British victory in 1776, which, had it been fully realized, might have seriously crippled the rebels. As it was, the Americans, under George Washington's command, committed mistakes and ...

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