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This very famous and valuable historical work by Brian Rouleau belongs to the "United States in the World' series of books shedding the light on the foundation and development of the Emerican Maritime Empire. The book starts with introductory part followed by six main chapters named Schoolhouses afloat; Jim Crow girdles the Globe; Maritime destiny as manifest destiny; Making do at the margins of maritime empire; A maritime empire of moral depravity, and An intimate history of early America's maritime empire. There is an epilogue and some notes at the end of the publication.