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The Reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801
NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 4
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Select Bibliography of Published Works
This bibliography on the United States Navy in the Federalist
period (1787-1801) represents a compilation of citations to published
contemporary source materials, twentieth- century studies, and
selected nineteenth-century works of particular research value.
Organized topically, the entries are annotated only to explain
the contents of works whose titles are not self-explanatory. United States Naval History: A Bibliography
(Seventh Edition, 1993), published by the Naval Historical Center,
lists additional general studies that may include discussion of
the Federalist period.
General Studies and Monographs
Fowler, William M., Jr. Jack Tars and Commodores: The American
Navy, 1783-1815. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. 318 pp.
Long, David F. Gold Braid and Foreign Relations: Diplomatic
Activities of U.S. Naval Officers, 1798-1883. Annapolis: Naval
Institute Press, 1988. 502 pp.
Nash, Howard P., Jr. The Forgotten Wars: The Role of the U.S.
Navy in the Quasi War with France and the Barbary Wars, 1798-
1805. New York: A. S. Barnes, 1968. 308 pp.