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If by sea : the forging of the American Navy-- from the American Revolution to the War of 1812

Author: George C Daughan
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of the United States Navy from its creation during the American Revolution to the War of 1812, including the political and economic issues surrounding its creation and development.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George C Daughan
ISBN: 9780465016075 0465016073 9780465025145 0465025145
OCLC Number: 190876973
Description: x, 536 p., [20] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Whaleboats and Men-of-War --
Launching the Continental Navy --
Battles in Charleston, New York, and New Jersey --
Saratoga and Philadelphia --
The French Alliance --
Denouement --
A New Republic --
Washington and the Federal Navy --
John Adams builds a navy --
The quasi-war with France --
The navy under Jefferson --
Peaceful coercion --
War clouds --
The navy surprises --
The navy established.
Other Titles: Forging of the American Navy, from the American Revolution to the War of 1812
Responsibility: George C. Daughan.
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From Boston Harbor to Yorktown; from wars with France and Tripoli to the dramatic Battle of Lake Champlain in the War of 1812, the definitive history of the creation of the American Navy  Read more...

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"The Journal of Southern History"<br>"[A] thoughtful and engrossing overview of American naval history from 1775 to 1815."

 
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