Edward Preble: A Naval Biography 1761-1807

Edward Preble: A Naval Biography 1761-1807

by Christopher McKee
     
 

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Originally published in 1972, Christopher McKee's biography of Edward Preble remains the most authoritative source on this influential early shaper of the U.S. naval tradition. McKee (Grinnell College) documents Preble's rise from obscurity to become Thomas Jefferson's chief administrator, his relationship with Jefferson and the president' policies and strategies… See more details below

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Originally published in 1972, Christopher McKee's biography of Edward Preble remains the most authoritative source on this influential early shaper of the U.S. naval tradition. McKee (Grinnell College) documents Preble's rise from obscurity to become Thomas Jefferson's chief administrator, his relationship with Jefferson and the president' policies and strategies during the war, and also the Tripolitan activities and attitudes which confronted Preble as he sought to bring the war to an end. This Classic of Naval Literature work includes illustrations and a new introduction by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612513669
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
03/15/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,232,744
File size:
3 MB

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