Gold Braid and Foreign Relations: Diplomatic Activities of U.S. Naval Officers, 1798-1883
This is a unique study of the officer diplomats of the "Old Navy" that covers 500 cases over an 85-year period, ending with Commodore Robert W. Schufeldt and the negotiation of America's first treaty with Korea.
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Long (history, University of New Hampshire), author of several works on both naval and foreign affairs, here shows the link between the two areas in early U.S. history. He chronicles dozens of cases ... Read full review