The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1863, Vol. 3

The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1863, Vol. 3 : Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanica

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Excerpt from The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1863, Vol. 3: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry The interesting events relating to foreign nations in all parts of the world are presented, and more especially the conflict in Poland, the movements in Germany, the emancipation in Russia, the propositions of France, and her ef forts to obtain a congress to settle the vexed complications of Europe. The mechanical industry manifested in the construction of iron-clad ships has been severely tested during the year. These results, with the opinions of their commanders, are not overlooked. The improvements in heavy ordnance are also described. The progress of science in its application to useful purposes has been brought up in some branches, and the views and discussions of scientific men in others, are presented. The geographical explorations which have been actively pursued in all quarters, have resulted in some discoveries which have long been sought by brave and enterprising men. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 874 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,143g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243071302
  • 9780243071302