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The Resource Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson

Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson

Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack
Title
Reign of iron
Title remainder
the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack
Statement of responsibility
James L. Nelson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The first ironclad ships to fight each other, the Monitor and the Virginia (Merrimack), were the unique products of American design genius and ingenuity, North and South. In one afternoon, in a battle that lasted four hours, they ended the three-thousand-year tradition of wooden men-of-war and ushered in, as Admiral John A. Dahlgren called it, "the reign of iron."
  • In this absorbing history, novelist, historian, and tall-ship sailor James L. Nelson, through in-depth research and a storyteller's voice, brilliantly recounts the story of these magnificent ships, the men who built and fought them, and the extraordinary battle that made them legend
Cataloging source
NMP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, James L
Dewey number
973.7/52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E595.M7
LC item number
N45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Virginia (Ironclad)
  • Merrimack (Frigate)
  • United States
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862
Target audience
adult
Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition.
Extent
xiv, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 60410100
  • (OCoLC)60410100
Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition.
Extent
xiv, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 60410100
  • (OCoLC)60410100

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