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Perilous fight

Stephen Budiansky

Perilous fight

America"s intrepid war with Britain on the high seas, 1812-1815

by Stephen Budiansky

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval operations,
  • Naval History,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-402) and index.

    StatementStephen Budiansky
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE360 .B87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 422 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881093M
    ISBN 100307270696
    ISBN 109780307270696
    LC Control Number2010037005
    OCLC/WorldCa607975715

    The outcome of that "perilous fight" would help change the outcome of the war-and with it, the fate of the fledgling American republic. In a fast-paced, character-driven narrative, Steve Vogel tells the story of this titanic struggle from the perspective of both sides.


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