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Dueling - a book by Wood, Alix


Dueling( )
Author: Wood, Alix
Series title:Why'd They Do That? Strange Customs of the Past Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.60
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It wasnt that long ago that dueling was an accepted practice in many parts of the world. In fact, duels were once considered an honorable way to solve a problem. The American navy actually included the Code Duello, the rules for conducting a duel, in its handbook until 1862. Readers are introduced to the special language of dueling and the famous people who participated in duelsor narrowly avoided themincluding Andrew Jackson, Edgar Allen Poe, and Alexander Hamilton. Surprising facts...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10.1 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds

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