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The pig war

Coleman, E. C.

The pig war

the most perfect war in history

by Coleman, E. C.

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by History Press in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pig War, Wash., 1859,
  • San Juan Islands (Wash.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • San Juan Islands (Wash.) -- Strategic aspects -- History -- 19th century,
  • Northwest boundary of the United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- Boundaries -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Boundaries -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-218) and index.

    StatementE.C. Coleman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF897.S2 C65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24010832M
    ISBN 100752452274
    ISBN 109780752452272
    LC Control Number2009674619


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