The Resource John Paul Jones : fighter for freedom and glory, Lincoln Lorenz, (electronic resource)

John Paul Jones : fighter for freedom and glory, Lincoln Lorenz, (electronic resource)

Label
John Paul Jones : fighter for freedom and glory
Title
John Paul Jones
Title remainder
fighter for freedom and glory
Statement of responsibility
Lincoln Lorenz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener's son, John Paul, who became America's greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman, African slaver, traveling actor, merchant captain, accused of murder and suspected of freebooting?this was John Paul. Captain in Washington's Continental Navy, raider of the British coasts and victor in one of history's most desperate naval battles, lion of the French court and beloved by beautiful women, Russian admiral under Catherine the Great, and dead at 45, neglected by his adopted United States, his very grave lost for a hundred years
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 973.3/5/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E207.J7
LC item number
L8 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Paul Jones : fighter for freedom and glory, Lincoln Lorenz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, 1943
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • netc
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Table of Contents; List of Charts and Illustrations; Part 1: The Sailor of Scotland, the West Indies, and Colonial America; I.A Scottish Birthright of Liberty and the Sea; II. Shipboy to America, Master to Scotland; III. Mungo Maxwell and ""Paul Jones""; IV. The Mutineer and ""John Paul Jones""; V. The ""Pirate"" from Tobago to America; VI. Incognito in America; VII. Joseph Hewes-Willie and Allen Jones; Part 2: The American Lieutenant, Captain, and Squadron Commander in War at Home; VIII. First Lieutenant in the Continental Navy
  • British Pursuit and RetrospectXXXII. ""The Pirate Paul Jones"" at the Texel; XXXIII. An Interim of Personalities; XXXIV. The Three-Fold Pressure by Holland, France, and Britain; XXXV. The Dash of the Alliance in Triumph of the American Flag; Part 4: Vicissitudes, Pesonal and Professional, in Paris and L'Orient; XXXVI. The Alliance Returns to France; the Prize Money Crisis; XXXVII. Landais and Franklin Duel with Words; XXXVIII. Glory and Romance Surround Jones in Paris; XXXIX. Landais Conspires and Threatens at L'Orient; XL. Landais Usurps the Alliance
  • IX. Flag Officer, Pilot, and Strategist of the New Providence CruiseX. In Command of the Flagship's Guns Against the Glasgow; XI. Captain Jones: The Providence Cruise; XII. Superseded; XIII. Commander of the Alfred-Hampden-Providence Enterprise; XIV. Jones, Not Hopkins or Manley, Leader of the American Navy; XV. Jones, Commodore in Authority, Obstructed by Hopkins; XVI. Independent Command of the Ranger; Part 3: The American Naval Leader in War Abroad; XVII. The Diplomatic and Naval Setting in France; XVIII. The Incursion to Burn the Shipping at Whitehaven; XIX. The Raid at St. Mary's Isle
  • The Silver PlateXX. The Ranger Captures the Drake; XXI. The Ships Reach Brest; XXII. The Meshes of Politics; XXIII. A Malicious Lieutenant and a Homesick Crew; XXIV. Jones Loses the Ranger and Wins Only Promises; XXV. Fighting for Another Command: The Bonhomme Richard; XXVI. Franklin and Others in a New Background; XXVII. Preparation of the Squadron; De Chaumont and Landais; XXVIII. The Preliminary Cruise; Further Preparations; the Concordat; XXIX. From Groix to Flamborough Head: Frustration; XXX. The Battle of Bonhomme Richard and the Serapis; XXXI. Fire and Flood
  • XLI. The Countess de La Vendahl Cools the Commodore's PassionXLII. The Countess de Nicolson: ""God, She Would Willingly Be the Lowest of Your Crew""; XLIII. Aboard the Ariel: at Groix; the Hurricane; the Passage to America; Part 5: Triumphs, Honors, and Leadership in the United States; XLIV. ""Drag the Wretches into Open Day""; XLV. Vindication and Honor in America; XLVI. Commander of the America, the Fist Ship of the Line; XLVII. The Leader of the American Navy at the Close of the Revolution; Part 6: Public Missions and Private Interests in France and Denmark; the Russian Appointment
Control code
ocn880565600
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Naval Institute Press pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 846 pages :)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612514727
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d1f1c03e-b7c4-4e76-b659-79453932f39f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30348365
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880565600
  • ebl1612514723

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