In the waves : my quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine / Rachel Lance

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Тип Материала
Книга
Автор
Lance, Rachel,
Издательство
New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.
Издательство
©2020

Дополнительная Информация

Описание
viii, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Библиография
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-339) and index.
Содержание
Prologue -- What about the Hunley -- Suffocation -- Fish boats -- The fury beneath the waves -- Anatomy of an explosion -- Preparations -- Apple pie without apples -- Pressure trace -- From the Housatonic -- The blast -- February 17, 1864 -- Epilogue
Summary
An inventive woman scientist recounts the 1864 sinking of the Confederate submarine, H.L. Hunley, recounting her efforts to uncover what actually happened when the sub was discovered 131 years later with its hull and victims still intact.
"A story about a woman scientist's journey to discover a submarine"-- Provided by publisher.
Тема
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Lance, Rachel.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
Shipwrecks -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations, Confederate.
Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Antiquities.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Military operations, Naval -- Submarine.
Shipwrecks.
Submarines (Ships)
South Carolina -- Charleston.
United States.
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Хронологический Термин
1800-1899
Жанр/Форма
History.
Biographies.
Дополнительное заглавие
My quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine
ISBN
9781524744151 (hardcover)
1524744158 (hardcover)