By Alan Taylor. ISBN 978-1-4000-4265-4. Copyright 2010. Hardcover with 620 pages including 77 black and white illustrations, 2 maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Finalist for the 2011 George Washington Book Prize.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alan Taylor presents the riveting story of a war that redefined North America. In the early 19th century, Britons and Americans renewed their struggle over the legacy of the American Revolution. Soldiers, immigrants, settlers, and Indians battled in a northern borderland to determine the fate of a continent. After fighting each other to a standstill, the American and the British concluded that they could safely share the continent along a border that favored the United States at the expense of Canadians and Indians.