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Jeremiah Dancy is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Military History at Sam Houston State University in Texas.
He received his DPhil from the University of Oxford, where his research examined British naval manning at the end of the eighteenth century.
His book, The Myth of the Press Gang, is due out in 2014.
He holds a BA in history from Appalachian State University, and a MA in Naval History from the University of Exeter.
Jeremiah served as a US Marine for four years, and was deployed throughout the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.
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