Help support TMP

"The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon Synopsis" Topic

6 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the War of 1812 Message Board

Areas of Interest

19th Century

Featured Hobby News Article

Featured Link

Featured Showcase Article

More 15mm Boxers from Cellmate

Tod gives us another look at his "old school" Boxer Rebellion figures.

Featured Workbench Article

The 95th Rifles from Alban Miniatures

Warcolours Painting Studio Fezian does his research, selects his colors, and goes forth!

Featured Profile Article

First Look: Barrage's 28mm Streets & Sidewalks

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian looks at some new terrain products, which use space age technology!

Current Poll

Featured Book Review

276 hits since 8 Jun 2022
©1994-2022 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

TMP logo


Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.
Tango0108 Jun 2022 9:20 p.m. PST

"The War of 1812 is etched into American memory with the burning of the Capitol and the White House by British forces, The Star-Spangled Banner, and the decisive naval battle of New Orleans. Now a respected British military historian offers an international perspective on the conflict to better gauge its significance.In The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon, Jeremy Black provides a dramatic account of the war framed within a wider political and economic context than most American historians have previously considered. In his examination of events both diplomatic and military, Black especially focuses on the actions of the British, for whom the conflict was, he argues, a mere distraction from the Napoleonic War in Europe. Black describes parallels and contrasts to other military operations throughout the world. He stresses the domestic and international links between politics and military conflict; in particular, he describes how American political unease about a powerful executive and strong army undermined U.S. military efforts. He also offers new insights into the war in the West, amphibious operations, the effects of the British blockade, and how the conflict fit into British global strategy. For those who think the War of 1812 is a closed book, this volume brims with observations and insights that better situate this American war on the international stage."


Main page



BillyNM08 Jun 2022 10:04 p.m. PST

… "decisive naval battle of New Orleans" ?

Tango0109 Jun 2022 2:54 p.m. PST



Glengarry509 Jun 2022 8:55 p.m. PST

"decisive naval battle of New Orleans" ?
Well, the Americans did have pirates on their side! :)

arthur181510 Jun 2022 7:38 a.m. PST

Since the Battle of New Orleans took place after a peace treaty had been agreed, one could argue that, apart from inflicting a severe defeat on Pakenham's British army, it 'decided' nothing.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2022 10:03 a.m. PST

Agree with arthur1815. And…as per he others…"naval battle of New Orleans"?

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.