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The Resource The Barbary wars : American independence in the Atlantic world, Franklin Lambert

The Barbary wars : American independence in the Atlantic world, Franklin Lambert

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The Barbary wars : American independence in the Atlantic world
Title
The Barbary wars
Title remainder
American independence in the Atlantic world
Statement of responsibility
Franklin Lambert
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Within a year of American independence, an American merchant ship was captured by state-sponsored pirates operating out of the ports of Morocco. Algerian pirates quickly seized two more ships: the boats were confiscated, their crews held captive, and ransom demanded of the fledgling American government. The history of America's conflict with the piratical states of the Mediterranean runs through the first four presidencies; the adoption of the Constitution; the Quasi-War with France and the War of 1812; the construction of a full-time professional navy; and, most important, the nation's halting steps toward commercial independence. Depicting a time when Britain ruled the seas and France most of Europe, this book shows that America's earliest conflict with the Arabic world was always a struggle for economic advantage rather than any clash of cultures or religions.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.4/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E335
LC item number
.L36 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Barbary wars : American independence in the Atlantic world, Franklin Lambert
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-216) and index
Contents
The American Revolution checked -- Tribute or arms? -- Tributary to the Barbary States -- The cultural construction of the Barbary pirates -- The Tripolitan War : 1801-5 -- An uneasy peace : partisan debate and British harassment -- The Algerine war of 1815 and American independence in the Atlantic world
Control code
ocm56329545
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780809095339
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019361
Other control number
9780809095339 (hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i0809095335
Label
The Barbary wars : American independence in the Atlantic world, Franklin Lambert
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-216) and index
Contents
The American Revolution checked -- Tribute or arms? -- Tributary to the Barbary States -- The cultural construction of the Barbary pirates -- The Tripolitan War : 1801-5 -- An uneasy peace : partisan debate and British harassment -- The Algerine war of 1815 and American independence in the Atlantic world
Control code
ocm56329545
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780809095339
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019361
Other control number
9780809095339 (hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i0809095335

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