Captains of the Old Steam Navy: Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1840-1880

Captains of the Old Steam Navy: Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1840-1880

By: James C. Bradford (author)Paperback

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Now in paperback for the first time, this collection of biographical essays delves into the careers of thirteen colourful naval leaders who guided the U.S. Navy through four turbulent decades of transition. Interpretive in approach, each essay emphasises facets of the officer's personality or aspects of his career that made lasting contributions to the navy.

About Author

James C. Bradford is a professor of history at Texas A&M, USA and a respected specialist in American maritime, naval and military history in the early national period of American history. He is the editor of many books on military history, including Quarterdeck and Bridge.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781591140542
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 356
  • ID: 9781591140542
  • ISBN10: 1591140544

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