The Resource The long road to Annapolis : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic, William P. Leeman

The long road to Annapolis : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic, William P. Leeman

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The long road to Annapolis : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic
Title
The long road to Annapolis
Title remainder
the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic
Statement of responsibility
William P. Leeman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The United States established an academy for educating future army officers at West Point in 1802. Why, then, did it take this maritime nation forty-three more years to create a similar school for the navy? The Long Road to Annapolis examines the origins of the United States Naval Academy and the national debate that led to its founding.Americans early on looked with suspicion upon professional military officers, fearing that a standing military establishment would become too powerful, entrenched, or dangerous to republican ideals. Tracing debates about the nature of the nation,
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MiAaPQ
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Leeman, William P
Dewey number
  • 359.0071/173
  • 359.0071173
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
V415.L1
LC item number
.L446 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States Naval Academy
  • United States
  • Military education
  • Political culture
  • Nationalism
  • Democracy and education
Label
The long road to Annapolis : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic, William P. Leeman
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Publication
Copyright
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : armed ambassadors -- Prologue : the maddest idea in the world -- Defending the New Republic -- Learning the ropes -- A West Point for the Navy? -- Academies and aristocracy in Andrew Jackson's America -- The sword and the pen -- Mutiny, midshipmen, and the middle class -- Annapolis -- Epilogue : homecoming
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807895825
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000037573
  • (EBL)565699
  • (OCoLC)656857206
  • (SSID)ssj0000422294
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11304982
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000422294
  • (PQKBWorkID)10416136
  • (PQKB)10513626
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000245858
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC565699
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4322059
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse23448
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000037573
Label
The long road to Annapolis : the founding of the Naval Academy and the emerging American republic, William P. Leeman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : armed ambassadors -- Prologue : the maddest idea in the world -- Defending the New Republic -- Learning the ropes -- A West Point for the Navy? -- Academies and aristocracy in Andrew Jackson's America -- The sword and the pen -- Mutiny, midshipmen, and the middle class -- Annapolis -- Epilogue : homecoming
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807895825
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000037573
  • (EBL)565699
  • (OCoLC)656857206
  • (SSID)ssj0000422294
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11304982
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000422294
  • (PQKBWorkID)10416136
  • (PQKB)10513626
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000245858
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC565699
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4322059
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse23448
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000037573

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