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Citizen Sailors

Becoming American in the Age of Revolution

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

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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  • List of Maps*
  • Prologue
  • 1. The Common Sense of Nationality
  • 2. Britons or Americans?
  • 3. America Afloat
  • 4. Nation in the Storm
  • 5. The Crisis
  • 6. The Struggle
  • 7. Sailors into Citizens
  • 8. Paper Citizens on a Paper Sea
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix: The Records of the London Agency
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • 1. The Atlantic world, circa 1776
    • 2. Europe, circa 1789
    • 3. The Caribbean, circa 1794
    • 4. Citizenship certificates issued by collectors of customs, 1796–1802
    • 5. Certification of a sailor’s citizenship, circa 1812

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