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War, technology, and experience aboard the USS Monitor / David A. Mindell.

By: Mindell, David A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000Description: x, 187 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0801862493 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0801862507 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Monitor (Ironclad) | United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Warships -- United States -- History -- 19th century | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operationsDDC classification: |
Contents:
Introduction: A Strange Sort of Warfare -- Revising the Revolution, 1815-1861 -- Building a Ship, Speaking Success -- William Keeler's Epistolary Monitor -- Life in the Artificial World -- The Battle of Hampton Roads -- Iron Ship in a Glass Case, April-September 1862 -- Utilitarians View the Monitor's Fight, 1862-1865 -- Melville and the Mechanic's War -- Conclusion: Mechanical Faces of Battle.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-179) and index.

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