Books by Peter I. Bosco

THE WAR OF 1812 by Peter I. Bosco
HISTORY
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Notes; important dates; glossary; further reading; bibliography; and a poor-quality index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
 Opening with the stirring battle between the British frigate Macedonian and the United States, Bosco goes back to explain the causes of the war and to give a chronological account of the high points, recounting battles along the Canadian border, the great sea battles, fighting in the (then) Northwest, British retaliation in the East, etc. Along with the great victories were ignominious defeats; one is struck with wonder that we won. Read full book review >