The Civil War naval encyclopedia by Spencer Tucker

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Naval operations,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSpencer C.Tucker, editor ; Paul G. Pierpaoli Jr., associate editor ; William E. White [i.e. Whyte] III, assistant editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE591 .C53 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xxx, 829, 7, 27 p.) :
Number of Pages829
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24914355M
ISBN 109781598843385, 9781598843392
LC Control Number2010036961

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