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Recommended Reading

Altoff, Gerald T. Amongst My Best Men: African-Americans and the War of
1812. Put-in-Bay, Ohio: Perry Group, 1996.

Bauer, K. Jack. Surfboats and Horse Marines: U.S. Naval Operations in the
Mexican War, 1846-1848
. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1969.

Beach, Edward L. The United States Navy: 200 Years. New York: H. Holt,

Bolster, W. Jeffrey. Black Jacks--African American Seamen in the Age of
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Bradford, James C. Command Under Sail: Makers of the American Naval
Tradition, 1775-1850.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1985.

---. Captains of the Old Steam Navy: Makers of the American Naval
Tradition, 1840-1880.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986.

Canney, Donald L. The Old Steam Navy, 1815-1885. Vol. 1. Annapolis:
Naval Institute Press, 1990-1993.

Chidsey, Donald B. The Wars in Barbary: Arab Piracy and the Birth of the
United States Navy.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1971.

Clark, William B. Gallant John Barry, 1745-1803. New York: Macmillan,

Coggins, Jack. Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution. Harrisburg:
Stackpole Books, 1969.

Coletta, Paolo E. A Bibliography of American Naval History. Lanham:
University Press of America, 1988.

DePauw, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982.

Dodd, James and Moore, James. Building the Wooden Fighting Ship. New
York: Facts on File Publications, 1984.

Ferguson, Eugene S. Truxton of the Constellation: The Life of Commodore
Thomas Truxton, U.S. Navy, 1755-1822.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
Press, 1956.

Forester, C. S. The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of
Garden City: Doubleday, 1956.

---. Hornblower Saga. [Numerous titles, publishers, and dates.]

Fowler, William M. Rebels under Sail: The American Navy during the
New York: Scribner, 1976.

---. Jack Tar and Commodores: The American Navy, 1783-1815. Boston:
Houghton Mifflin, 1984.

Gallagher, Charles F. The United States and North Africa: Morocco, Algeria,
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1963.

Gruppe, Henry E. The Frigates. Alexandria: Time Life Books, 1979.

Gutteridge, Leonard F. and Smith, Jay D. The Commodores. Annapolis:
Naval Institute Press, 1984.

Hagan, Kenneth J. In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval
History, 1775-1984
. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1978.

Harlow, Frederick Pease. The Making of a Sailor; or, Sea Life Aboard a
Yankee Square Rigger.
New York: Dover Publications, 1988.

Hickey, Donald R. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. 1989.

Hoyt, Edwin P. The Tragic Commodore: The Story of Oliver Hazard Perry.
London, New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1966.

Irwin, Ray W. The Diplomatic Relations of the United States with the
Barbary Powers
. New York: Russell and Russell, 1970.

Langley, Harold D. Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1967.

Lewis, Charles L. Matthew Fontaine Maury: The Pathfinder of the Seas.
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1927.

---. The Romantic Decatur. Freeport: Books for Libraries Press, 1971.

Long, David F. Nothing Too Daring: A Biography of Commodore David
Porter, 1780-1843.
Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1970.

---. Ready to Hazard: A Biography of Commodore William Bainbridge,
. Ann Arbor: University Press of New England, 1981.

Mahon, John K. The War of 1812. Gainesville: University of Florida Press,

Maloney, Linda M. The Captain from Connecticut: The Life and Times of
Isaac Hull.
Boston: Northwestern University Press, 1986.

Martin, Tyrone G. A Most Fortunate Ship: A Narrative History of Old
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997.

McKee, Christopher. A Gentlemanly and Honorable Profession: The Creation
of the U.S. Naval Officer Corps, 1794-1815.
Annapolis: Naval
Institute Press, 1991.

---. Edward Preble: A Naval Biography, 1761-1807. Annapolis: Naval
Institute Press, 1972.

Miller, Nathan. Sea of Glory: A Naval History of the American Revolution.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1992.

---. The U.S. Navy: An Illustrated History. New York: Bonanza Books,

Morgan, William J. Captains to the Northward: The New England Captains
in the Continental Navy.
Barre, Mass.: Barre Gazette, 1959.

---. Autobiography of Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy, 1798-1877.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography. Boston:
Northeastern University Press, 1985.

---. "Old Bruin": Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1794-1858. Boston: Little,
Brown, 1967.

O'Brian, Patrick. Men of War. London: Collins, 1974.

Palmer, Michael A. Stoddert's War: Naval Operations during the Quasi-War
with France, 1789-1801.
Columbia: University of South Carolina
Press, 1987.

Potter, Elmer B., ed. Sea Power: A Naval History. Annapolis: Naval Institute
Press, 1981.

Pratt, Julius W. Expansionists of 1812. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1957.

Pullen, Hugh Francis. The Shannon and the Chesapeake. Toronto:
McClelland and Stewart, 1970.

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis. The Lively Lady and Captain Caution; Two Novels
Complete in One Volume.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1934.

Roland, Alex. Underwater Warfare in the Age of Sail. Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 1978.

Roosevelt, Theodore. The Naval War of 1812. Annapolis: Naval Institute
Press, 1987.

Smith, Hervey Garrett. The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing, and
New York: Dover, 1990.

Stewart, Robert A. The History of Virginia's Navy in the Revolution.
Richmond: Mitchell and Hotchkiss, 1934.

Sweetman, Jack. American Naval History: An Illustrated Chronology of the
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-Present.
Annapolis: Naval
Institute Press, 1984.

Symonds, Craig L. Navalists and Antinavalists: The Naval Policy Debate in
the United States, 1785-1827.
Newark: University of Delaware
Press, 1980.

Syrett, David. Shipping and the American War 1775-83; A Study of British
Transport Organization.
London: University of London, Athlone

Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim. The First Salute. New York: Knopf, 1988.

Tucker, Spencer. Arming the Fleet: U.S. Navy Ordnance in the Muzzle-
Loading Era.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989.

Tyler, David Budlong. The Wilkes Expedition; The First United States
Exploring Expedition, 1832-1842.
Philadelphia: American
Philosophical Society, 1968.

Valle, James E. Rocks and Shoals: Order and Discipline in the Old Navy,
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1980.

Wilkes, Charles. Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy,
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office,

Wood, Virginia S. Live Oaking: Southern Timber for Tall Ships. Boston:
Northeastern University Press, 1981.

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