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Author: Herman Melville; John Dugdale
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The autocratic regime Herman Melville shows aboard the "Neversink" is regarded as a microcosm of pre-Civil War America. But under this runs another unspoken connection: the treatment meted out to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
White-jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)647129821
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; John Dugdale
ISBN: 0192818287 9780192818287 0192838016 9780192838018
OCLC Number: 20758594
Description: xl, 441 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: World's classics.
Other Titles: White-jacket.
World in a man-of-war.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Tony Tanner ; and explanatory notes by John Dugdale.

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