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Tycoon"s war

how America"s richest man invaded a country to overthrow America"s most famous military adventurer

by Stephen Dando-Collins

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Published by Da Capo Press in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius, -- 1794-1877,
  • Walker, William, -- 1824-1860,
  • Compañía Accesoria del Tránsito -- History,
  • Businessmen -- United States -- Biography,
  • Filibusters -- Nicaragua -- Biography,
  • Nicaragua -- History -- Filibuster War, 1855-1860,
  • United States -- Military relations -- Nicaragua,
  • Nicaragua -- Military relations -- United States,
  • Nicaragua Canal (Nicaragua) -- History,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1815-1861

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Dando-Collins.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1526.27 .D36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16774471M
    ISBN 109780306816079
    LC Control Number2008014632
    OCLC/WorldCa222664703

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