MUSICANT, Ivan. American. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: Writer and historian. Publications: U.S. Armored Cruisers: A Design and Operational History, 1985; Battleship at War: The Epic Story of the USS "Washington," 1986; The Banana Wars: A History of United States Military Intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Panama, 1990; Divided Waters: The Naval History of the Civil War, 1995; The Spanish-American War and the Dawn of the American Century, 1997; Empire by Default: The Spanish-American War and the Dawn of the American Century, 1998. Address: c/o Henry Holt and Company Inc., 115 West 18th St., New York, NY 10011, U.S.A.