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War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Monitor (Ironclad),
  • Military - Naval,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Science / History,
  • United States.,
  • Military - Other,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Naval operations,
  • Navy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870521M
ISBN 100801862507
ISBN 109780801862502

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Get this from a library! War, technology, and experience aboard the USS Monitor. [David A Mindell] -- Explores the story of how mariners-- fighting "blindly" below the waterline-- lived and coped with the metal monster they called the "iron coffin." The author shows how the iron warship emerged as an. Get this from a library! Iron coffin: war, technology, and experience aboard the USS Monitor. [David A Mindell].   War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor. By David A. Mindell. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, xii, pp. Cloth, $, isbn Author: Stanley Sandler. The first edition of Iron Coffin, titled War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor, won the Sally Hacker Prize from the Society for the History of Technology in Table of Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press.

In a familiar story, the USS Monitor battled the CSS Virginia (the armored and refitted USS Merrimack) at Hampton Roads in March of In War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor, David A. Mindell adds a new perspective to the story as he explores how. The CSS Virginia: Sink Before Surrender John V. Quarstein; The History Press Iron Coffin: War, Technology, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor David A. Mindell; The Johns Hopkins University Press A lot has been written on the March Battle of Hampton Roads, but the discovery of USS Monitor off Cape Hatteras in and the recent recovery of human remains on the vessel have . USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steam-powered ironclad warship built for the Union Navy (United States Navy) during the American Civil War (–), the first such ship commissioned by the Navy. Monitor played a central role in the Battle of Hampton Roads on 9 March , where, under the command of Lieutenant John L. Worden, she fought the casemate ironclad CSS Virginia (built on the hull Speed: 6 knots (11 km/h; mph). War, technology, and experience aboard the USS Monitor Series Johns Hopkins introductory studies in the history of technology Note Originally published: War, technology, and experience aboard the USS Monitor / David A. Mindell. ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) (pbk.: alk. paper) (electronic)