Description : General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1848 Original Publisher: Charles Ollier Subjects: Riverine warfare Indians of South America Argentina Uruguay Paraguay Paran River (Brazil-Argentina) Riverine operations History / Latin America / South America History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877) History / Americas Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or an index. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
Description : Excerpt from Steam Warfare in the Parana, Vol. 2 of 2: A Narrative of Operations by the Combined Squadrons of England and France, in Forcing a Passage Up That River Superstition - A Coincidence - Tho Spell dissolved - View of the Enemy - False Alarm -friendly Visit - Welcome Supply of Provisions - The buried Battery - Eager Expectation - The signal Gun - Placing the Rockets - Pointing the Tubes Approach of Squadron - Trying the Range - The Effect - The Enemy' s Fire - Battery A'blaze - The firebrand - Harmless Shots - Narrow Escape - Retiring - The Divisions. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Description : "Argues that development of commerce along the inland rivers of the Plata was radically affected by politics in the 19th century. First section discusses trade structures in Paraguay and Corrientes, and merchant elites and political coalitions in the Plat