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The Western River Steamboat (Studies in Nautical Archaeology, No. 8)

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Maritime History,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Transportation,
  • History: American,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • Underwater archaeology,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • River steamers,
  • West (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAlan L. Bates (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816841M
ISBN 101585443433
ISBN 109781585443437

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