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Captains contentious : the dysfunctional sons of the brine / Louis Arthur Norton.

Author/Creator:
Norton, Louis A.
Publication:
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2009.
Series:
Studies in maritime history.
Studies in maritime history
Format/Description:
Book
x, 185 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Continental Navy -- Biography.
Ship captains -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
Contents:
Maritime naval service during the Revolutionary War
The Continental Army commodore : John Manley
The Army privateer : Silas Talbot
The Naval patrician : Dudley Saltonstall
The lieutenant commodore : Joshua Barney
Captain Paul : John Paul Jones
Issues of leadership, personality, and psychology.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-170) and index.
ISBN:
9781570038075 (cloth : alk. paper)
1570038074 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
273823920
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