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To my dearest wife, Lide : letters from George B. Gideon Jr. during Commodore Perry's Expedition to Japan, 1853-1855

Author: George B Gideon; Eliza Gideon; M Patrick Sauer; David A Ranzan
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Maritime currents.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a rare first-person account of the landmark American naval expedition to Japan to establish commercial relations between the two countries. George Gideon's letters have been meticulously  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Named Person: George B Gideon; Matthew Calbraith Perry; Matthew Calbraith Perry
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George B Gideon; Eliza Gideon; M Patrick Sauer; David A Ranzan
ISBN: 9780817320232 0817320237
OCLC Number: 1078994035
Description: xiii, 255 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Introduction --
February 13-April 19, 1853 --
August 30-December 29, 1853 --
January 1-June 23, 1854 --
July 3-December 28, 1854 --
January 1-June 27, 1855 --
July 2-December 23, 1855.
Series Title: Maritime currents.
Responsibility: edited by M. Patrick Sauer and David A. Ranzan.

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""To My Dearest Wife, Lide is a recently discovered primary source that will be useful to an audience of scholars and naval history buffs."" - John H. Schroeder, author of Matthew Calbraith Perry: Read more...

 
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