Liberty on the Waterfront

Liberty on the Waterfront
American Maritime Culture in the Age of Revolution

Paul A. Gilje

2003 | 360 pages | Cloth $34.95 | Paper $26.50
American History
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Table of Contents

Preface

PT. I. ASHORE AND AFLOAT
1. The Sweets of Liberty
2. The Maid I Left Behind Me
3. A Sailor Ever Loves to Be in Motion

PT. II. REVOLUTION
4. The Sons of Neptune
5. Brave Republicans of the Ocean
6. Free Trade and Sailors' Rights

PT. III. LEGACY
7. Proper Objects of Christian Compassion
8. The Ark of the Liberties of the World

Epilogue
Glossary
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments