Mad Jack

Mad Jack

by David Long


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313285677
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/24/1993
Series: Contributions in Military Studies Series , #13
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

DAVID F. LONG, retired after 45 years as Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, has written a number of diplomatic and U.S. naval works, including Gold Braid and Foreign Relations: Diplomatic Activities of U.S. Naval Officers, 1798-1883, and such naval biographies as Nothing Too Daring…David Porter, 1780-1843

ady to Hazard… William Bainbridge, 1774-1833

d Sailor-Diplomat… James Biddle, 1783-1848, as well as edited A Documentary History of U.S. Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

Percival's Genealogy and Early Years, 1779-1812

The War of 1812, 1813-1815

Postwar Episodes, 1816-1818: To Colombia in Macedonian, 1816; and at the Boston Navy Yard, 1816-1818

To the Pacific in Macedonian, 1818-1820; and Back to the Boston Navy Yard, 1820-1823

To the Pacific in United States and Dolphin; and the Globe Mutiny, 1824-1826

Dolphin's Sojourn in Hawaii; and Home in United States, 1826-1827

Judicial Ordeals in Boston; and Aftermath, 1827-1829

Cruises to the Caribbean in Porpoise; and to Lower South America in Erie; Amid Assignments at the Boston Navy Yard, 1829-1838

To the Mediterranean in Cyane, 1838-1840

Striving for and Preparing Constitution for Her Only Around the World Cruise, 1840-1844

Constitution's Around the World Cruise, 1844-1846: Percival as Captain and His Relations with His Officers and Men, 1844-1846 and New York City through Borneo, May 1844-April 1845

Constitution's Around the World Cruise, 1844-1846: Precedent—Percival and the First U.S. Armed Intervention in Vietnam, 10-26 May 1845

Constitution's Around the World Cruise, 1844-1846: China to Boston, June 1845-September 1846

Forced Retirement and Old Age, 1846-1862

Percival: The Naval Officer and the Man

Bibliographical Essay


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