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Author: 
Kevin D. McCranie
Reviewer: 
Keith Mercer

Mercer on McCranie, 'Admiral Lord Keith and the Naval War against Napoleon'


Kevin D. McCranie. Admiral Lord Keith and the Naval War against Napoleon. Bradford and Gene A. Smith, Series Editors. New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xv + 256 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2939-9.

Reviewed by Keith Mercer (Department of History, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Published on H-Maritime (November, 2006)

Author: 
William H. Thiesen
Reviewer: 
Joshua M. Smith

Smith on Thiesen, 'Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820-1920'


William H. Thiesen. Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820-1920. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. x + 240 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2940-5.

Reviewed by Joshua M. Smith (Department of History, United States Merchant Marine Academy)
Published on H-Maritime (October, 2006)

Author: 
Frank Lambert
Reviewer: 
Timothy G. Lynch

Lynch on Lambert, 'The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World'


Frank Lambert. The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World. New York: Hill & Wang, 2005. ix + 260 po. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9533-9; $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-2811-5.

Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch (Department of Global and Maritime Studies, California Maritime Academy, California State University)
Published on H-Maritime (October, 2006)

Author: 
Tom Chaffin
Reviewer: 
Kenneth J. Blume

Blume on Chaffin, 'Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah'


Tom Chaffin. Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. xi + 476 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9511-7; $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-8504-0.

Reviewed by Kenneth J. Blume (Department of History, Albany College of Pharmacy)
Published on H-Maritime (October, 2006)

Rebel of the Deep

Author: 
Russell K. Skowronek, Charles R. Ewen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eric G. Swedin

Swedin on Skowronek and Ewen, 'X Marks the Spot: The Archaeology of Piracy'


Russell K. Skowronek, Charles R. Ewen, eds. X Marks the Spot: The Archaeology of Piracy. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xxvi + 339 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2875-0.

Reviewed by Eric G. Swedin (Department of Information Systems and Technologies, Weber State University)
Published on H-Maritime (October, 2006)

A Pirate's Life for Me?

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