Edward Preble: A Naval Biography, 1761-1807

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Naval Institute Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 394 pages
A reprint of the classic biography detailing the professional career of the great naval leader of the Tripolitan War years. McKee (Grinnell College) documents Preble's rise from obscurity to become Thomas Jefferson's chief administrator, his relationship with Jefferson and the president' policies and strategies during the war, and also the Tripolit

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Christopher McKee (b. 1935) is an American naval historian, librarian, and educator.

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