Apr 2009: Vol. 8, Issue 1


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

Arming the Beiyang Navy. Sino-German Naval Cooperation 1879-1895
Cord Eberspaecher
Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz

HMS Suva, Captain W. H. D. Boyle and the Red Sea Patrol 1916-1918: The Strategic Effects of an Auxiliary Cruiser upon the Arab Revolt
Gregory P. Gilbert
Royal Australian Navy
Sea Power Centre, Canberra

An Australian Perspective on the English Invasions of the Rio de la Plata in 1806 and 1807
Robert J. King

Fishermen, Fish Merchants, and the Origins of the American Navy
Christopher P. Magra
California State University, Northridge


Ayşe Atuaz, Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean. University Press of Florida , 2008.
Review by Jessica Salter

William Reynolds Braisted, Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China , 1922–1933. University Press of Florida , 2009.
Review by Jeffrey G. Barlow
Naval History and Heritage Command
Washington , D.C.

Major General Fred Haynes (USMC-Ret) and James Warren, The Lions of Iwo Jima: The Story of Combat Team 28 and the Bloodiest Battle in Marine Corps History. Henry Holt, 2008.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

Buckner F. Melton Jr., Sea Cobra: Admiral Halsey’s Task Force and the Great Pacific Typhoon. Lyons Press, 2007.
Bruce Henderson, Down to the Sea: An Epic Story of Naval Disaster and Heroism in World War II. Smithsonian Books, 2007.
Dual Review by Charles Steele
United States Air Force Academy

Craig L. Symonds. Lincoln and His Admirals: Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War. Oxford University Press, 2008.
Review by John T. Kuehn
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College


International Journal of Naval History logo
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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