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Canney, Donald L.

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ISBN 10: 0870210041 / ISBN 13: 9780870210044
Editorial: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1990
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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204 pp; a full account of the era that saw the introduction of steam power, the first iron warships, the invention of the shell gun, and the first armored vessels; an infomative and highly readable description of the political and bureaucratic context of naval steamship construction and operations and an examinatio0n of the influences of the Mexican War and the Civil War on warship development; with over 100 detailed drawings and b & w photos; detailed appendices give construction and fate of vessels, dimensions, horsepower, and armament of vessels; glossary and full index. N° de ref. de la librería 71586

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Editorial: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: fine

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In this, the first of two volumes on the 19th century's "sailing steamships" and the policies that produced them, the author has collated a range of documents, photographs and ship plans. This book provides an account of an era that saw the introduction of steam power and the first iron warships.

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