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Blood and thunder [electronic resource] : an epic of the American West / Hampton Sides.

Sides, Hampton. (Author). Leslie, Don. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 0739346903 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9780739346907 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2006.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 20:58:48.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Don Leslie.
Summary, etc.: The author of the bestselling Ghost Soldiers returns with a thrilling chronicle of how the West was really won. Between 1846, when President James K. Polk declared war on Mexico, and 1865, when the South was defeated in the Civil War, the United States invaded and conquered the West, creating a mighty nation that stretched from the Atlantic to the Pacific. How this was accomplished is an epic tale of both shame and glory. "Blood and thunder" tells the story of how "Manifest Destiny" was forcibly carried out.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 301555 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.
United States. Army > History > 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Indians of North America > Wars > West (U.S.)
Indians of North America > West (U.S.) > History > 19th century.
Navajo Indians > History > 19th century.
West (U.S.) > History > 19th century.
United States > Territorial expansion.
West (U.S.) > History, Military > 19th century.
Southwest, New > History > 1848-
Genre: Audiobooks.

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