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Commodore John Rodgers

Paragon of the Early American Navy

Commodore John Rodgers( )
Author: Schroeder, John H.
Foreword by: Bradford, James C.
Smith, Gene A.
Series title:New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8130-2963-4
Publication Date:Jun 2006
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Schroeder's interpretive biography restores Rodgers to his rightful place in history as the preeminent and most influential naval officer during America's Age of Sail. Between 1798 and 1815, Rodgers fought with distinction in the Naval War with France, the Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He shaped the postwar development of the navy as president of the Board of Navy Commissioners from 1815 to 1835, and he led a major diplomatic mission to the Mediterranean in the mid 1820s....
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / United States
History / Military / Naval
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds



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