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Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815

By: Budiansky, Stephen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285601

ISBN: 0307270696

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 422 pp. In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the underdog coterie of American seamen and their visionary secretary of the navy, who combined bravery and strategic innovation to hold off the legendary Royal Navy. Budiansky vividly demonstrates that far from an indecisive and unnecessary conflict—as historians have long dismissed the War of 1812—this “forgotten war” had profound consequences that would change the course of naval warfare, America’s p... View more info