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Citizen Sailors

Becoming American in the Age of Revolution

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674286153

Publication Date: 10/12/2015

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384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 5 maps

Belknap Press

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Nathan Perl-Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of Early American and Atlantic History at the University of Southern California.

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