Dec 2008: Vol. 7, Issue 3


The Ugly Duckling: The French Navy and the Saint-Domingue Expedition, 1801-1803
Philippe R. Girard
McNeese State University

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)

The Rise of Latin Christian Naval Power in the Third Crusade
Paul Dingman
University of Rochester

“A Harsh and Spiritual Unity”: A New Look at Culture and Battle in the Marine Corps’ Pacific War
Aaron B. O’Connell
Yale University

Dangerous Crossings: The First Modern Polar Expedition, 1925
Harold Cones , Christopher Newport University
John Bryant, Oklahoma State University

Defeating Napoleon’s Designs: Littoral Operations in Galicia , 1809
Brian M. De Toy
US Military Academy , West Point


Jonathan Reed Winkler, NEXUS: Strategic Communication and American Security in World War I. Cambridge , MA : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Review by Edgar Melton
Professor Emeritus, Wright State University

Thomas Reid, America ’s Fortress: A History of Fort Jefferson , Dry Tortugas , Florida. Gainesville , FL : University Press of Florida , 2006.
Review by G. Alan Knight
Lt. Colonel , U.S. Army (Ret.)

Ric Gillespie, Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance. Annapolis , MD : Naval Institute Press, 2006. 276 pp. Forward by Mark Peattie, figures, photographs, epilogue, notes, index, resource library on DVD.
Review by Jessica Salter
Double BA (Hons.), MA

Robert J. Schneller, Jr. Farragut: America’s First Admiral. Washington, D.C.: Brassey’s, Inc. 2002. 128 pp. Maps, illustrations, bibliographic note, index.
Review by Charles Steele
Department of History,
United States Air Force Academy


September 2008, Number 20
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 the History of Oceanography

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