Reviews

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: 
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: 
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: 
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)

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

Author: 
John H. Schroeder
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Speelman

Speelman on Schroeder, 'Commodore John Rodgers: Paragon of the Early American Navy'


John H. Schroeder. Commodore John Rodgers: Paragon of the Early American Navy. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006. xvi + 255 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2963-4.

Reviewed by Jennifer Speelman (Department of History, The Citadel)
Published on H-Maritime (December, 2006)

A Forgotten Naval Hero

Author: 
Thaddeus D. Novak
Reviewer: 
Martin Laberge

Laberge on Novak, 'Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942'


Thaddeus D. Novak. Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942. J. Capelotti. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. xx + 205 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2912-2.

Reviewed by Martin Laberge (Department of History, University of Montreal)
Published on H-Maritime (November, 2006)

Cold Water Warfare

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: 
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?

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)

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