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JACK TARS AND COMMODORES: THE AMERICAN NAVY, 1783-1815., Fowler, William M., Jr.

Author Name    Fowler, William M., Jr.

Title   JACK TARS AND COMMODORES: THE AMERICAN NAVY, 1783-1815.

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Boston Houghton Mifflin 1984

ISBN Number    0395353149 / 9780395353141

Seller ID   23928

318 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H). B&w plates, maps/battle plans. "(A) lively and authoritative account of the United States Navy from Independence throught the War of 1812. During this turbulent period the new American republic fought three wars - declared and undeclared - against the Barbary States, France, and Great Britain. The first two were entirely naval affairs; the third, a combination of military action on land and sea. In each the survival of the young nation was due in large part to the efforts of the navy and the exploits of such men as Stephen Decatur, Isaac Hull, Thomas Truxtun, and Oliver Hazard Perry. William Fowler is a historian with the capacity to convert meticulous research into flowing narrative. Here he fuses political and naval history, looking at political forces in the rapidly expanding U.S. society as well as at naval ordnance, operations, and the fateful and exciting battles at sea. He deals too with the often neglected human aspects of life aboard ship, focusing on those who served in the forecastle as well as the great men on the quarterdeck." Minor soiling on top of text block at spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, several small tears - taped at top inside of spine.

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