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Author Roberts, William H
Title Civil War Ironclads : The U. S. Navy and Industrial Mobilization
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
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Descript 1 online resource (301 pages)
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Series Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology Ser
Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 "I Have Shouldered This Fleet" -- CHAPTER 2 Forging the Fleet -- CHAPTER 3 The Navy LooksWest -- CHAPTER 4 Mobilization on the Ohio River -- CHAPTER 5 Miserable Failures -- CHAPTER 6 A Million of Dollars -- CHAPTER 7 Retarded -- CHAPTER 8 The Sudden Destruction of Bright Hopes -- CHAPTER 9 Good for Fifty Years -- CHAPTER 10 Additions, Alterations, and Improvements -- Appendix -- Not es -- Essay on Sources -- Index
"The first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding, the Union's ironclad program during the Civil War." -- Journal of Military History
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Roberts, William H. Civil War Ironclads : The U. S. Navy and Industrial Mobilization Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2002 9780801887512
Subject United States. -- Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.;Armored vessels -- United States -- History -- 19th century.;Marine engineering -- United States -- History -- 19th century.;Industrial mobilization -- United States -- History -- 19th century.;Shipbuilding industry -- Military aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Technology
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