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American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction  

Craig L. Symonds

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199394760
American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of the United States Navy from its birth during the American Revolution, through its emergence as a global ... More
10. The U.S. Navy in the Twenty-First Century

10. The U.S. Navy in the Twenty-First Century  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0010
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chapter
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9780199394760
The dissolution of the Soviet Union did not erase the need for a global U.S. Navy, as events in the Middle East and elsewhere provoked serial crises that led to the dispatch of U.S. naval ... More
4. A Constabulary NavyPirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)

4. A Constabulary Navy: Pirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199394760
After 1820, the day-to-day duties of the United States Navy involved dealing with smugglers, pirates, and the illegal slave trade and so deploying the large ships of the line was deemed ... More

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