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Stephen Decatur : a Life Most Bold and Daring

Label
Stephen Decatur : a Life Most Bold and Daring
Title
Stephen Decatur
Title remainder
a Life Most Bold and Daring
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brave, energetic, intensely patriotic, Stephen Decatur is America's first great naval hero after John Paul Jones. His short and dramatic life is a story of triumph and tragedy told by the noted historian and author of some twenty books, Spencer Tucker. Decatur's raid into Tripoli Harbor in 1804 to burn the Philadelphia, a prized U.S. warship captured when it ran aground during the Barbary Wars, earned him international fame. An admiring Horatio Nelson described the feat as ""the most bold and daring act of the age."" Explaining the tremendous impact Decatur's action had on the early U.S
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 973.4
  • 973.47092
Index
no index present
LC call number
E353.1 .D29 T83 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Stephen Decatur : a Life Most Bold and Daring
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Preface; Chronology; 1. Early Life; 2. The Quasi-War; 3. The Tripolitan War; 4. Decatur and the Philadelphia; 5. End of the War with Tripoli; 6. Prelude to War: The Chesapeake-Leopold Affair; 7. The War of 1812: Capture of the Macedonian; 8. The War of 1812: Loss of the President; 9. War with Algiers; 10. Too Fine a Sense of Honor; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Further Reading; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn865331335
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515106
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
921a8f73-d257-451d-9cbf-8371a7224f6c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29555711
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865331335
  • pebc161251510X

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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