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A Glorious Defeat

Mexico and Its War with the United States

by Timothy J. Henderson

  • 75 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Hill and Wang .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Military - Other,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Causes,
  • Diplomatic history,
  • Influence,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974486M
    ISBN 100809061201
    ISBN 109780809061204

    Erica Vetsch gives us this quick read as a history into Ben Wilders past as a prequel to her series The Cactus Creek Challenge. In the prequel, Ben is a boy of 10 years and his father, a Civil War Veteran (a Yankee veteran specifically), is the Sheriff of Cactus Creek/5(10). A Glorious Defeat | The war that was fought between the United States and Mexico from to was a major event in the history of both countries: it cost Mexico half of its national territory, opened western North America to : Hill & Wang.

    For the Glory of Mexico In this book, Timothy J. Henderson examines the origins, outcomes, and modern-day consequences of the Mexican-American War (). A Glorious Defeat is organized around two central questions: why did Mexico go to war with the United States in and why did the war go so badly for Mexico?   A GLORIOUS DEFEAT: MEXICO AND ITS WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES is a fine survey of the Mexican-American War of - as told from the Mexican perspective, which sets A GLORIOUS DEFEAT apart from U.S.-centered coverages, Cited by:

      In A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and its War with the United States (Hill and Wang, ) historian Timothy Henderson provides a good general introduction to the roots and causes of the U.S.-Mexican ing the issues largely and effectively from the Mexican perspective, Henderson distills the weaknesses in Mexico's post-independence political, social and economic systems which, . In addition, A Glorious Defeat should be required reading in every college level Mexican or American history class that covers the period from around This book is eminently readable and it will fascinate both academic readers as well as general readers with an interest in 19th century Mexican or American history, military history, or.


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A Glorious Defeat by Timothy J. Henderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

A nice, concise overview of the factors that brought the United States and Mexico to war in While I would have appreciated more emphasis on the war itself, Henderson's thesis is that the various disparities existing between the two countries made Mexico's defeat inevitable, so it's understandable that the book wouldn't treat the military aspects of the conflict in much detail/5.

A Glorious Defeat, by Auburn University historian Timothy Henderson, is a history of the Mexican War of told from the Mexican point of view. This is not to say that the author seeks to support or justify the Mexican side in the war. Indeed, Professor Henderson states in the preface that with regard to blame for the war, the two sides Cited by: In this book, Timothy J.

Henderson examines the origins, outcomes, and A Glorious Defeat book consequences of the Mexican-American War (). A Glorious Defeat is organized around two central questions: why did Mexico go to war with the United States in and why did the war go so badly for Mexico.

In contrast to many current books, which treat the war as a fundamentally American experience, Timothy J. Henderson's A Glorious Defeat offers a fresh perspective by looking closely at the Mexican side of the equation. He examines the tremendous inequalities of Mexican society and provides a greater understanding of the intense factionalism and Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

In contrast to many current books, which treat the war as a fundamentally American experience, Timothy J. Henderson's A Glorious Defeat offers a fresh perspective by looking closely at the Mexican side of the equation.

He examines the tremendous inequalities of Mexican society and provides a greater understanding of the intense factionalism and Cited by: A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States by Timothy J.

Henderson. The war that was fought between the A Glorious Defeat book States and Mexico from to was a major event in the history of both countries: it cost Mexico half of its national territory, opened western North America to U.S.

expansion, and brought to the surface a. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States - Kindle edition by Henderson, Timothy J. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Timothy J. Henderson. Henderson is currently the Department Chair, for the Department of History at Auburn University Montgomery. Read "A Glorious Defeat Mexico and Its War with the United States" by Timothy J. Henderson available from Rakuten Kobo. The war that was fought between the United States and Mexico from to was a major event in the history of both 5/5.

Mexico, unable to pursue a pragmatic strategy of negotiation and compromise, suffered—and celebrated—a "glorious defeat" that further unraveled a disunited nation. A book review of A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States, by Timothy J.

Henderson. An in-depth and fascinating analysis of the Mexican-American War ofthe events leading up to it, and its long-term repercussions. The book is written primarily from a Mexican viewpoint.

The book chosen for this analytical report is A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and its War with the United States by Dr. Timothy J. Henderson. Henderson is currently the Department Chair, for the Department of History at Auburn University Montgomery.

A Glorious Defeat Essay In this book, Timothy J. Henderson examines the origins, outcomes, and modern-day consequences of the Mexican-American War (). A Glorious Defeat is organized around two central questions: why did Mexico go to war with the United States in and why did the war go so badly for Mexico?

Henderson does provide the answers to these questions, based on the. This book does a great job of tying all the pieces together and is an incredibly balanced historical view of how these nation's destinies are intwined.

Very good book. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States/5(42). In contrast with many current books that treat the war as a fundamentally American experience, Timothy J.

Henderson's A Glorious Defeat offers a fresh perspective on the Mexican side of the equation. Examining the manner in which Mexico gained independence, Henderson brings to light a greater understanding of that country's intense factionalism 4/5(1).