Matthew Calbraith Perry: Antebellum Sailor and Diplomat

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Naval Institute Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 326 pages
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The complete biography of the American naval leader whose 1853 -- 4 expedition ended Japan's isolationism.
  

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Contents

A Rhode Island Naval Heritage i
1
Lieutenant in West African and Caribbean Waters
22
First Lieutenant and Commander in the Mediterranean
43
Planning the Naval Expedition to Japan
154
Notes
265
Bibliography
293
Further Reading
309
Index
317
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About the author (2001)

John H. Schroeder is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the author of Matthew Calbraith Perry: Antebellum Sailor and Diplomat.

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