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Amy S. Greenberg
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Amy S. Greenberg is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Women's Studies at Penn State University. She is a leading scholar of Manifest Destiny and has held fellowships from the Huntington Library, the New-York Historical Society, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the American Philosophical Society. Her previous books include Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire and Cause for Alarm: The Volunteer Fire Department in the Nineteenth-Century City.

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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $16.95

Winner of the Myra Bernath Award from The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $30.00

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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