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The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy
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Publisher Natl Geographic Society
Publication date March 27, 2012
Pages 269
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781426209338
ISBN-10 1426209339
Dimensions 1.35 by 12.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 4.25 lbs.
Original list price $30.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Discover the epic naval story of the war that threatened to undo our nation in 1812. Riveting firsthand accounts enliven this official sea-level view of the conflict that proved American naval prowess a force to be reckoned with. Explore historic documents, letters, ephemera, and artifacts, including fascinating finds from the Navy's most recent underwater excavation of the war's lost ships. Featuring a colorful, diverse cast of characters--from sailors, spies, and ship's surgeons to commodores, Navy wives, and privateersmen--and incorporating hundreds of photographs, period illustrations, and contemporary and original maps, The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy is a sweeping panorama of a defining moment in U.S. history and a must-read for maritime aficionados and general history buffs alike.

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With David A. Taylor | from Natl Geographic Society (March 27, 2012)
9781426209338 | details & prices | 269 pages | 12.25 × 9.50 × 1.35 in. | 4.25 lbs | List price $30.00
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