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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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O’Brien, Jeremiah

William M. Fowler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 912 words.

O’Brien, Jeremiah (1744–05 September 1818), naval officer, was born in Kittery, Maine, the son of Mary Cain and Morris O’Brien, an Irish-born tailor, farmer, merchant, and sailor. Jeremiah...

Stoddert, Benjamin

S. Charles Bolton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1240 words.

Stoddert, Benjamin (1751–17 December 1813), first secretary of the Naval Department, was born in Charles County, Maryland, the son of Thomas Stoddert, a tobacco planter, and Sarah Marshall,...

Forrestal, James Vincent

Jeffery M. Dorwart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1484 words.

Forrestal, James Vincent (15 February 1892–22 May 1949), secretary of the navy and first U.S. secretary of defense, was born in Matteawan, New York, the son of James Forrestal, a...

Tracy, Nathaniel

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 740 words.

Tracy, Nathaniel (11 August 1751–20 September 1796), merchant and revolutionary privateer, was born in Newbury (later Newburyport), Massachusetts, the son of Captain Patrick Tracy, who...