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Naval warfare : an international encyclopedia

Naval warfare : an international encyclopedia

Author: Spencer Tucker
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A reference on naval warfare includes entries on important battles, naval commanders, and different types of warships, along with 30 maps.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer Tucker
ISBN: 1576072193 9781576072196 1576077403 9781576077405
OCLC Number: 49404448
Awards: Winner of Best Reference Source 2002 2003 (United States)
Winner of Notable Naval Book 2003 (United States)
Description: 3 volumes (1231 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Vol. 1, A-F; Vol. 2, G-P; Vol. 3, Q-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Spencer C. Tucker ; associate editors, John Fredriksen [and others] ; introduction by James C. Bradford.
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These volumes cover naval history from the ancient world to the beginnning of the 21st century, in 1500 A-to-Z entries. The coverage includes prominent individuals, overviews of wars, individual  Read more...


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" [I]nternational in scope, covering the subject of naval warfare from ancient times to the present . . . The Tucker work is more current and has more entries and fuller bibliographic citations. Read more...

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