Jack Tar's Story: The Autobiographies and Memoirs

    Jack Tar's Story: The Autobiographies and Memoirs

    of Sailors in Antebellum America

    Myra C Glenn

    Cambridge University Press 2010

    Hardback 206pp

    9780521193689   Product Code: 17766

    Examining the autobiographical writings of antebellum American sailors, and how they remembered and interpreted experiences such as the War of 1812 and British impressment, this study explores contested meanings of manhood and nationalism in the early republic.

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