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MARITIME & NAVAL HISTORY - University of Rochester Press

MARITIME & NAVAL HISTORY - University of Rochester Press


Dictionary of BritishNaval BattlesJOHN D. GRAINGERA very substantial,comprehensive dictionarycontaining entries on all thebattles fought at sea by Britishfleets and ships since Anglo-Saxon times.A monumental work. It should beon the shelf of every serious RN historian.NAVY NEWS$165.00/£95.00 April 2012978 1 84383 704 6602pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBHow Britain Wonthe War of 1812 The Royal Navy’s Blockades ofthe United States, 1812-1815BRIAN ARTHUROverturns established thinkingabout the Anglo-AmericanWar of 1812-15.Deeply referenced, strongly arguedand a necessary corrective toAmerican myths. NAVAL HISTORY$99.00/£60.00(s) November 2011978 1 84383 665 08 b/w illus.; 352pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBFighting at Sea in theEighteenth Century The Art of Sailing WarfareSAM WILLISNaval warfare is vividlybrought to life, from firstcontact through how battleswere won and lost, to damagerepair.A wonderful book. Anyoneinterested in warships should haveit on his or her bookshelf for frequent consultation.NORTHERN MARINER$50.00/£30.00 February 2013978 1 84383 367 37 b/w illus.; 272pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBHawke, Nelson andBritish NavalLeadership, 1747-1805 RUDDOCK MACKAY& MICHAEL DUFFYA discussion of the keyleadership qualities whichunderpinned Britain’s navalvictories in the eighteenthcentury.One of the most sophisticatedaccounts of naval history to emergein recent years. HISTORY$90.00/£50.00(s) October 2009978 1 84383 499 1256pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBNaval HistoryStrategy and War Planningin the British Navy, 1887-1918SHAWN T. GRIMESOverturns existing thinking toshow that the Royal Navyengaged professionally in warplanning in the years beforethe First World War.$115.00/£65.00(s) February 2012978 1 84383 698 8278pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe Naval Mutinies of 1797Unity and PerseveranceEdited by ANN VERONICA COATS& PHILIP MACDOUGALLA reassessment of the navalmutinies of 1797, arguing thatthe mutinies were moreindustrial dispute thanexpression of Frenchrevolution inspired politicalradicalism.No-one interested in the navy in this ‘classical’period should overlook this fascinating and wellproducedbook. NAVY NEWS$99.00/£60.00(s) November 2011978 1 84383 669 815 b/w illus.; 336pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe Social History ofEnglish Seamen, 1485-1649Edited by CHERYL A. FURYAn overview of a wide range ofaspects of maritime socialhistory in the Tudor and earlyStuart period.Achieves its aim of summarisingand assessing the current stateof knowledge, and as suchit is a valuable introduction to the subject.INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NAUTICALARCHAEOLOGY$115.00/£65.00(s) January 2012978 1 84383 689 615 b/w illus.; 360pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe Admiral’s Secret WeaponLord Dundonald and the Originsof Chemical WarfareCHARLES STEPHENSONThe story of Lord Dundonald’ssecret war plans, rejected bythe Admiralty in 1811 asungentlemanly, kept secret foralmost a century, only todisappear in 1914. What werethe secrets and did they lead toGermany’s use of poison gas in 1915?A fascinating look into what might be called the“prehistory” of chemical warfare. THE SCOTSMAN$80.00/£45.00 October 2006978 1 84383 280 516 b/w illus.; 196pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBNaval Leadership andManagement, 1650-1950Edited by HELEN DOE& RICHARD HARDINGConsiders naval leadership andmanagement very widely,moving beyond a focus onleading admirals.$99.00/£60.00(s) April 2012978 1 84383 695 7220pp, 23.4 x 15.6(9 x 6 inches), HBMidshipmen andQuarterdeck Boys in theBritish Navy, 1771-1831 S.A. CAVELLA fascinating study ofmidshipmen and other“young gentlemen”, outliningtheir social background,career paths and what life waslike for them.$99.00/£60.00(s) June 2012978 1 84383 719 04 b/w illus.; 256pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe British Naval Staffin the First World WarNICHOLAS BLACKReassesses the role of theBritish Naval Staff during theFirst World War, challengingmany widely-held views, andcasting much new light oncontroversial issues andindividuals.This is an illuminating study that will have amajor impact on histories of the First World War.HISTORYA first-class study of a major subject, whose findingschallenge all standard accounts. INTERNATIONALJOURNAL OF MARITIME HISTORY$29.95/£16.99 June 2011978 1 84383 655 1348pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PBNelson – the New LettersEdited by COLIN WHITEOne of the most acclaimedNelson books of recent years,this collection presents over500 letters which record his lifeand exploits in his own words.Riveting. The admiral that emergesis open, engaged, alive; he writes asone imagines he spoke. THE ECONOMISTThese letters reveal the reality of genius in action.ANDREW LAMBERT, ARCHIVES$29.95/£16.99 September 2007978 1 84383 299 721 colour & 35 b/w illus.; 600pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6inches),

Sustaining the Fleet,1793-1815 War, the British Navy andthe Contractor StateROGER KNIGHT & MARTIN WILCOXAn assessment of the work ofthe contractors commissionedto provision the fleet.Provides a fascinating insight intothe minutiae of naval power, whilesimultaneously recounting thevast scale of victualling operationsduring a lengthy period of warfare.JOURNAL FOR MARITIME RESEARCH$99.00/£60.00(s) September 2010978 1 84383 564 6262pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBAdmiral SaumarezVersus NapoleonThe Baltic, 1807-12TIM VOELCKERDetailed investigation of thekey role played by AdmiralSaumarez in the continuingnaval warfare againstNapoleon.A well-researched book thatdeservedly restores the reputationof a fine admiral. NAUTICAL RESEARCH JOURNAL$90.00/£50.00(s) February 2009978 1 84383 431 115 b/w illus.; 292pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBNaval HistoryThe British Navy’sVictualling Board, 1793-1815Management Competence and IncompetenceJANET MACDONALDAn examination of the RoyalNavy’s Victualling Board, thebody responsible for supplyingthe fleet.An exhaustive study [and] a fineexample of academic research andanalysis. NORTHERN MARINER$120.00/£75.00(s) July 2010978 1 84383 553 0282pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe Late Victorian Navy The Pre-Dreadnought Era and theOrigins of the First World WarROGER PARKINSONA reappraisal of the lateVictorian Navy, the so-called‘Dark Ages’, showing how theperiod was crucial to theemergence of new technologydefined by steel and electricity.An important and scholarly reevaluationthat throws considerable light on thenavy of the 1870s-1890s. [...] An impressive work.JEREMY BLACK, HISTORY$130.00/£75.00(s) June 2008978 1 84383 372 721 b/w illus.; 336pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBPhysician to the Fleet The Life and Times of ThomasTrotter, 1760-1832BRIAN VALE & GRIFFITH EDWARDSDetails Thomas Trotter’simportant contributions to theeradication of scurvy andtyphus, to the study ofaddiction, and to improvedhealth and safety in mines.[This] well-written and superblyresearched biography will be welcomed by scholarsand students of naval history, medical history,slavery and the Atlantic World.NORTHERN MARINER$99.00/£60.00(s) January 2011978 1 84383 604 914 b/w illus.; 248pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBHealth and Medicineat Sea, 1700-1900 Edited by DAVID BOYD HAYCOCK& SALLY ARCHERExamines a wide range ofaspects of health and medicinein maritime and imperialsettings during the eighteenthand nineteenth century.An immensely valuable researchtool. THE NHCRA REVIEW$99.00/£60.00(s) November 2009978 1 84383 522 617 b/w illus.; 243pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBThe East India Companyand Religion, 1698-1858 PENELOPE CARSONAn overview of the East IndiaCompany’s policy towardsreligion throughout its periodof rule in India.$115.00/£65.00(s) September 2012978 1 84383 732 9291pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches),HBWorlds of the East India CompanyThe Rise of an Early ModernShipping IndustryWhitby’s Golden Fleet, 1600-1750ROSALIN BARKERProvides a huge amount ofdetail about everyday maritimelife in the important port ofWhitby, home port of CaptainCook.A very readable account, basedon original archival research andstatistical analysis, that casts this early modern portin an entirely different light. NORTHERN HISTORY$99.00/£60.00(s) May 2011978 1 84383 631 520 b/w illus.; 212pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBRegions and Regionalism in HistoryMARITIME INDUSTRYNEW IN PAPERBACKThe Twilight of theEast India CompanyANTHONY WEBSTERExplains how the East IndiaCompany was transformedfrom a commercial tradingcompany to an institution ofgovernment and thenabolished.$34.95/£19.99 March 2013978 1 84383 822 7214pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PBWorlds of the East India CompanyCommanders of DutchEast India Ships in theEighteenth Century JAAP R. BRUIJNPresents a detailed picture ofthe lives of the commandersand those around them, bothat home and at sea.$130.00/£75.00(s) June 2011978 1 84383 622 336 b/w illus.; 350pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9x 6 inches), HBThe Emergence of BritishPower in India, 1600-1784A Grand Strategic InterpretationG J BRYANTOutlines the East India’s Company’sinfiltration of India from its inception to thelate eighteenth century.$99.00/£75.00(s) October 2013978 1 84383 854 8368pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBWorlds of the East India CompanyThe East India Company’sMaritime Service, 1746-1834Masters of the Eastern SeasJEAN SUTTONDescribes the voyages of EastIndia Company’s ships to Indiaand China in the 18th andearly 19th centuries.A comprehensive account ofthe EIC’s maritime service. It isan exemplary contribution tothe history of British trade andshipbuilding. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OFMARITIME HISTORY$99.00/£60.00(s) November 2010978 1 84383 583 714 b/w illus.; 324pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HBWorlds of the East India

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