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Author Leeman, William P.

Title The long road to Annapolis [electronic resource] : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic / William P. Leeman.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 292 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-281) and index.
Contents Introduction : armed ambassadors -- Prologue : the maddest idea in the world -- Defending the New Republic -- Learning the ropes -- A West Point for the Navy? -- Academies and aristocracy in Andrew Jackson's America -- The sword and the pen -- Mutiny, midshipmen, and the middle class -- Annapolis -- Epilogue : homecoming.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United States Naval Academy -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Training of -- History -- 19th century.
Military education -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Democracy and education -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807833834 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833835 (cloth : alk. paper)

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