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Commodore Matthew Perry and the Perry Expedition to Japan

Author: David G Wittner
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2005.
Series: Library of American lives and times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Surveys the life of Matthew Perry, a naval officer from a seafaring family, whose accomplishments are many but who is best remembered for opening Japan to trade with other nations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Naval history
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Matthew Calbraith Perry; Matthew Calbraith Perry; Matthew Calbraith Perry; Matthew Calbraith Perry
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Wittner
ISBN: 1404226451 9781404226456
OCLC Number: 52880042
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Newport Perrys --
Perry takes to the sea --
West Africa and the Caribbean --
A reformer on land and sea --
Commodore of the Africa Squadron --
Commodore Perry of the Gulf Squadron --
The opening of Japan --
The commodore's final days.
Series Title: Library of American lives and times.
Responsibility: David G. Wittner.
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Surveys the life of Matthew Perry, a naval officer from a seafaring family, whose accomplishments are many but who is best remembered for opening Japan to trade with other nations.

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