Aug 2008: Vol. 7, Issue 2


The 2007 U.S. Naval Academy Naval History Symposium Papers
(The first of four installments in a collaboration between the IJNH and the USNA History Department)

“To Copenhagen a Fleet” The British Pre-emptive Seizure of the Danish-Norwegian Navy, 1807
Hans Christian Bjerg
Royal Danish Navy

The Sailors of 1898: Identity, Motivations, and Experiences of Naval Enlisted Personnel at the Dawn of an Age of American Empire
J. Andrew Byers
Duke University

A Different Kind of Maritime Predation South American Privateering from Baltimore, 1816-1820
(Published in tandem with the Maryland Historical Magazine, by permission)
David Head
State University of New York, Buffalo

The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766
Olaf U. Janzen
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
Memorial University of Newfoundland


William T. Althoff, USS Los Angeles: The Navy’s Venerable Airship and Aviation Technology, Potomac Books Inc., 2004.
Review by Andrew Lambert
King’s College, London

Paul G. Gillespie, Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions, The University of Alabama Press, 2006.
Review by Jonathan Reed Winkler
Department of History
Wright State University

Rob Newell, From the Playing Field to Battlefield: Great Athletes Who Served in World War II, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

D. Thaddeus Novak, Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942. Gainesville FL : University Press of Florida , 2005.
Reviewed by Jessica Salter

James E. Wise, Jr. and Scott Baron, The Navy Cross: Extraordinary Heroism in Iraq, Afghanistan , and Other Conflicts, Annapolis , MD: Naval Institute, 2007.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

Howard J. Fuller, Clad in Iron: The American Civil War and the Challenge of British Naval Power. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008.
Review by John T. Kuehn
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College


September 2007, Number 19
Edited by Professor Eric Mills,
Dalhousie University

Prepared in Association with
The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science
Division of the History of Science
Commission of Oceanography

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One Response to Aug 2008: Vol. 7, Issue 2

  1. I have been invited by Prof. Lewis R. Fischer, the Editor-in-Chief of the series “Research in Maritime History,” published for the International Maritime Economic History Association, to assemble a collection of my previously published papers for reprint in that series. The series is described by the IMEHA as “a series of monographs, collections of essays, bibliographies and original documents designed to further the study of maritime history.” More information can be found at their website at:

    One of the papers that I would like to include in the proposed collection is “The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766.” This paper was first presented in September 2007 at the Naval History Symposium (U.S. Naval Academy), and subsequently published on-line in the “International Journal of Naval History” VII: 2 (August 2008). This is therefore to request permission to allow this paper to appear in the proposed RIMH volume. Should you agree to this, please advise as to any specific conditions that may apply and how the publication details of the on-line journal in which my paper first appeared should be cited.


    Olaf U. Janzen, PhD, FRHistS
    Historical Studies program
    Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
    20 University Drive
    Corner Brook, NL
    Canada A2H 6P9

    Tel: (709) 637-6282
    Fax: (709) 639-8125

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