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With Commodore Perry to Japan : the journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855 / edited by John A. Wolter, David A. Ranzan, and John J. McDonough.

Title
With Commodore Perry to Japan : the journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855 / edited by John A. Wolter, David A. Ranzan, and John J. McDonough.
Author
Speiden, William, 1797-1861.
Publication
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2013]

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Additional Authors
  • Wolter, John Amadeus, 1925-
  • Ranzan, David A.
  • McDonough, John J.
Description
xxi, 256 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps; 23 cm
Summary
This is an account of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry's expedition to Japan through the eyes of a sixteen-year-old purser's clerk of the USS Mississippi.
Series Statement
New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
Uniform Title
New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Alternative Title
Journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biographies
  • Diaries
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
1852 -- 1853 -- 1854 -- 1854 -- 1855 -- Appendix A : General orders -- Appendix B : Correspondence -- Appendix C : Ship's roster.
ISBN
  • 9781612512389 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1612512380 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781612513379 (ebook) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
^^2013027467
OCLC
857663742
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library