The Great Commodore: The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry

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THE GREAT
COMMODORE
The Exploits of
MATTHEW CALBRAITH PERRY

by EDWARD M. BARROWS

ILLUSTRATED

THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY

Publishers

INDIANAPOLIS NEW YORK

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The Great Commodore: The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry
Table of contents

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  • Title Page 3
  • Foreword 7
  • Contents 11
  • Illustrations 13
  • The Great Commodore 17
  • Chapter II- Father of the Man 31
  • Chapter III- School of Hard Knocks 44
  • Chapter IV- Action and Reaction 65
  • Chapter V- Liberia 82
  • Chapter VI- Marine Eden 100
  • Chapter VII- Of Ships and Sealing Wax 114
  • Chapter VIII- Moorings and the Broad Pennant 125
  • Chapter IX- Mutiny? 137
  • Chapter X- Chasing Shadows in a Deadly Climate 156
  • Chapter XI- Circus Days at Vera Cruz 178
  • Chapter XII- Times Have Changed 197
  • Chapter XIII- The Great Japanese Venture 212
  • Chapter XIV- Down Under 228
  • Chapter XV- Dress Rehearsal 247
  • Chapter XVI- Perry Lands in Japan 262
  • Chapter XVII- The First Grand Pageant 276
  • Chapter XVIII- Behind the Screens 295
  • Chapter XIX- Strange Negotiations 310
  • Chapter XX- Lord of the Forbidden Interior 325
  • Chapter XXI- Last Days of a Titan 343
  • In Conclusion the Great Commodore 355
  • Appendices 363
  • Bibliography 371
  • Index 381
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