First Barbary War2018-02-08T19:37:39+00:00
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson.
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson.

First Barbary War

1801–1805

Suggested Reading for First Barbary War

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory. Wars of the Barbary Pirates: To the shores of Tripoli: the birth of the US Navy and Marines. Osprey Publishing. 2006.

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Zacks, Richard. The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805. Hyperion. 2006.

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London, Joseph E. Victory in Tripoli: How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation. Wiley. 2005.

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Wheelan, Joseph. Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror 1801-1805. Public Affairs. 2004.

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Whipple, A.B.C. To the Shores of Tripoli: The Birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines. Naval Institute Press. 2001.

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Nash, Jr., Howard P. The Forgotten Wars - The U.S. Navy in the Quasi-War and the Barbary Wars, 1798-1805. Barnes. 1968.

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McKee, Christopher. Edward Preble: A Naval Biography 1761-1807. US Naval Institute Press. 1996.

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  • Article Title First Barbary War Suggested Reading
  • Coverage 1801–1805
  • Author
  • Keywords first barbary war, barbary coast war, tripolitan war, jefferson overseas war, barbary pirates
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date January 18, 2019
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 8, 2018