Apr 2007: Vol. 6, Issue 1


Australian Naval Defence and the 1887 Colonial Conference: Context, Policy and Reaction
Daniel Owen Spence
Sheffield Hallam University

125 Years of Bulgarian Maritime Education: A Current View
Captain Iliya Petrov Peev
Bulgarian Naval Reserve
Assistant Professor
Naval Academy N.Y.Vaptsarov


Fred Borch and Daniel Martinez, Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005.
Reviewed by G. Alan Knight
U.S. Army Center of Military History

Italy and the European Powers The Impact of War, 1500-1530, ed. Christine Shaw (Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2006.
Reviewed by Dr. Edward M. Furgol
Naval Historical Center,
National Museum of the US Navy

Joshua E. London Victory in Tripoli: How America’s War with the Barbary Pirates established the U.S. Navy and Built a Nation. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.
Reviewed by Dr. Howard J. Fuller
University of Wolverhampton

Joseph Callo, John Paul Jones; America’s First Sea Warrior. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2006.
Reviewed by Roderick Gainer, M.A.
LGB & Associates, Inc.
U.S. Army Center of Military History

John Prados and Ray W. Stubbe, Valley of Decision: The Siege of Khe Sanh, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2004.
Reviewed by Dr. Nikolas Gardner
University of Salford

Dual Review
James Lowry – edited by John Millyard, Fiddlers and Whores: the Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson’s Fleet. Chatham Publishing 2006.
A Naval Life: The Edited Diaries and Papers of Admiral John Locke Marx 1852-1939, ed. Mary Jones, Persona Press, Somerset (Distributed by Gazelle Book Services Limited, Hightown, White Cross Mills, South Road, LANCASHIRE LA1 4XS UK) January 2007.
Reviewed by Dr. Andrew Lambert
King’s College London


News from the Naval Historical Center

2007 Naval History Symposium


August 2006, Number 18
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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