9781426209338

The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy

  • ISBN 13:

    9781426209338

  • ISBN 10:

    1426209339

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/27/2012
  • Publisher: National Geographic

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

Extend Your Rental at Any Time

Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Summary

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. Navyis a sweeping panorama of a defining moment in U.S. history and a must-read for maritime aficionados and general history buffs alike.

Write a Review