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The Resource William Walker's wars : how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras, Scott Martelle

William Walker's wars : how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras, Scott Martelle

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William Walker's wars : how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras
Title
William Walker's wars
Title remainder
how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras
Statement of responsibility
Scott Martelle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"William Walker's Wars details the little-remembered history of the American man who, with the help of a privately assembled army, installed himself as president of Nicaragua in 1856"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martelle, Scott
Dewey number
  • 972.85/044092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, William
  • Walker, William
  • Filibuster War (Nicaragua : 1855-1860)
  • Nicaragua
  • Filibusters
  • Filibusters
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Filibusters
  • Nicaragua
  • United States
  • Nicaragua
  • United States
Label
William Walker's wars : how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras, Scott Martelle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-298) and index
Contents
Nashville -- New Orleans, and Ellen -- A journalism career begins -- San Francisco -- The Republic of Sonora rises -- The Republic of Sonora falls -- Why Nicaragua mattered -- Walker returns to San Francisco -- On to San Juan del Sur -- The war for Nicaragua -- President Walker -- The opposition forms -- Race, slavery, and Walker's empire -- Walker returns to New Orleans -- Ruatan, Trujillo, and the end of a dark dream
Control code
on1044772751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781613737293
Lccn
2018009571
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1044772751
Label
William Walker's wars : how one man's private American army tried to conquer Mexico, Nicaragua, and Honduras, Scott Martelle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-298) and index
Contents
Nashville -- New Orleans, and Ellen -- A journalism career begins -- San Francisco -- The Republic of Sonora rises -- The Republic of Sonora falls -- Why Nicaragua mattered -- Walker returns to San Francisco -- On to San Juan del Sur -- The war for Nicaragua -- President Walker -- The opposition forms -- Race, slavery, and Walker's empire -- Walker returns to New Orleans -- Ruatan, Trujillo, and the end of a dark dream
Control code
on1044772751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781613737293
Lccn
2018009571
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1044772751

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