H-Maritime Book Reviews

Book Reviews published on H-Maritime.

Author: 
Edward A. Alpers
Reviewer: 
Mahmood KOORIA

KOORIA on Alpers, 'The Indian Ocean in World History'

Edward A. Alpers. The Indian Ocean in World History. New Oxford World History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 172 pp. Illustrations, maps. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533787-7; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516593-7.

Reviewed by Mahmood KOORIA (Leiden University Institute for History) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2018) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair (Central Michigan University)

Author: 
Joanne M. Ferraro
Reviewer: 
Brian N. Becker

Becker on Ferraro, 'Venice: History of the Floating City'

Joanne M. Ferraro. Venice: History of the Floating City. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Maps, illustrations. 310 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60661-2.

Reviewed by Brian N. Becker (Delta State University) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2018) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair (Central Michigan University)

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Author: 
Katherine Archibald
Reviewer: 
Stephen Gilford

Gilford on Archibald, 'Wartime Shipyard: A Study in Social Disunity'

Katherine Archibald. Wartime Shipyard: A Study in Social Disunity. Originally published by University of California Press, 1947. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. lxxxii + 244 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07386-1.

Reviewed by Stephen Gilford (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Maritime (April, 2008)

Rosie Revisited

Author: 
Ira Dye
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Speelman

Speelman on Dye, 'Uriah Levy: Reformer of the Antebellum Navy'

Ira Dye. Uriah Levy: Reformer of the Antebellum Navy. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xii + 299 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3004-3.

Reviewed by Jennifer Speelman (Department of History, The Citadel) Published on H-Maritime (January, 2008)

Trials and Tribulations of a Jewish Naval Officer

Author: 
William N. Still, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Michael Besch

Besch on Still, 'Crisis at Sea: The United States Navy in European Waters in World War I'

William N. Still, Jr. Crisis at Sea: The United States Navy in European Waters in World War I. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xxviii + 742 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2987-0.

Reviewed by Michael Besch (Department of History, Concordia University) Published on H-Maritime (June, 2007)

The Monograph to End All Monographs

Author: 
Donald R. Hickey
Reviewer: 
Claire Phelan

Phelan on Hickey, 'Don't Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812'

Donald R. Hickey. Don't Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2006. xxvi + 430 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03179-3.

Reviewed by Claire Phelan (Department of History, Texas Christian University) Published on H-Maritime (June, 2007)

Mr. Madison's Forgotten War

Author: 
Angus Curry
Reviewer: 
Kenneth J. Blume

Blume on Curry, 'The Officers of the CSS Shenandoah'

Angus Curry. The Officers of the CSS Shenandoah. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xiv + 428 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2943-6.

Reviewed by Kenneth J. Blume (Department of Arts and Sciences, Albany College of Pharmacy) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2007)

Conflict and Tensions on a Confederate Cruiser

Author: 
Arthur Donovan, Joseph Bonney
Reviewer: 
William J. Schmid

Schmid on Donovan and Bonney, 'The Box That Changed the World: Fifty Years of Container Shipping- An Illustrated History'

Arthur Donovan, Joseph Bonney. The Box That Changed the World: Fifty Years of Container Shipping- An Illustrated History. East Windsor: Commonwealth Business Media, 2006. xxiii + 261 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-891131-95-0.

Reviewed by William J. Schmid (The California Maritime Academy, California State University) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2007)

Thinking inside the Box

Author: 
Helen M. Rozwadowski
Reviewer: 
Harold Burstyn

Burstyn on Rozwadowski, 'Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea'

Helen M. Rozwadowski. Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea. Earle. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2005. xiv + 276 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01691-0.

Reviewed by Harold Burstyn (L. C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University) Published on H-Maritime (February, 2007)

Scientists Go To Sea

Author: 
Joshua M. Smith
Reviewer: 
Chris Magra

Magra on Smith, 'Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists, and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783-1820'

Joshua M. Smith. Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists, and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783-1820. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. x + 160 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2986-3.

Reviewed by Chris Magra (Department on History, The California State University at Northridge) Published on H-Maritime (December, 2006)

Contraband Chronicles

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