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United States Naval History: A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1

SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Diplomacy and Foreign Relations


Alden, Caroll S. Lawrence Kearny, Sailor Diplomat. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1936. 231 pp.

Allen, Gardner W. Our Navy and the West Indian Pirates. Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1929. 107 pp.

Bailey, Thomas A. "Dewey and the Germans at Manila Bay." American Historical Review 45 (1939): 59- 81.

------. Theodore Roosevelt and the Japanese-American Crisis: An Account of the International Complications Arising From the Race Problem on the Pacific Coast. Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 1934. 353 pp. (Reprinted 1964 by Peter Smith).

Bailey, Thomas A., and Paul B. Ryan. Hitler vs. Roosevelt: The Undeclared Naval War. New York: Free Press, 1979. 303 pp.

Barrow, Clayton R., comp. America Spreads Her Sails: U.S. Seapower in the 19th Century. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1973. 241 pp.

A collection of fourteen separately authored essays.

Bernath, Stuart L. Squall Across the Atlantic: American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1970. 229 pp.

Betts, Richard K. Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1977. 292 pp.

Bigelow, John. France and the Confederate Navy, 1862-1868: An International Episode. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. 247 pp. (Reprinted 1968 by Bergaman Publishers; 1973 by Books for Libraries; reprinted by Library Resources as LAC Microbook).

Billingsley, Edward B. In Defense of Neutral Rights: The United States Navy and the Wars of Independence in Chile and Peru. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1967. 266 pp.

Blair, Leon B. Western Window in the Arab World. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1970. 328 pp.

Traces the development of U.S. military bases in Morocco.

Blechman, Barry M., and Stephen S. Kaplan with David K. Hall. Force Without War: U.S. Armed Forces as a Political Instrument. Washington: Brookings Institution, 1978. 584 pp.

Examines the military education system as it relates to politico-military affairs.

Borg, Dorothy. The United States and the Far Eastern Crisis of 1933-1938: From the Manchurian Incident Through the Initial Stage of the Undeclared Sino-Japanese War. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1964. 674 pp.

Braisted, William R. The United States Navy in the Pacific, 1897-1909. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1958. 282 pp.

-----. The United States Navy in the Pacific, 1909-1922. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1971. 741 pp.

Bryson, Thomas A. Tars, Turks, and Tankers: The Role of the United States Navy in the Middle East, 1800-1979. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980. 269 pp.

Buckley, Thomas H. The United States and the Washington Conference, 1921-1922. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1970. 222 pp.

Cable, Sir James. Diplomacy at Sea. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1985. 191 pp.

First published in London by Macmillan, 1984. A collection of twelve essays by the author on the role of naval power in global strategy.

-----. Gunboat Diplomacy: Political Applications of Limited Naval Force. 2d ed. Studies in International Security, No. 16. London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. 288 pp.

Includes a chronology of the application of limited naval force, 1919-1979.

Case, Lynn M., and Warren F. Spencer. The United States and France: Civil War Diplomacy. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1970. 747 pp.

Challener, Richard D. Admirals, Generals, and American Foreign Policy, 1898-1914. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1973. 433 pp.

Chester, Colby M. "Diplomacy of the Quarter Deck." American Journal of International Law 8 (1914): 443-476.

Clinard, Outten J. Japan's Influence on American Naval Power, 1897-1917. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1947. 235 pp.

Cole, Bernard D. Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses, 1983. 229 pp.

Davidonis, Anthony C. The American Naval Mission in the Adriatic, 1918-1921. Administrative Reference Service Report No. 4. Washington: Administrative Office, U.S. Navy Department, 1943. 99 pp.

Dingman, Roger. Power in the Pacific: The Origins of Naval Arms Limitation, 1914-1922. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1976. 318 pp.

Dulles, Foster R. Yankees and Samurai: America's Role in the Emergence of Modern Japan: 1791-1900. New York: Harper & Row, 1965. 275 pp.

Falk, Edwin A. From Perry to Pearl Harbor: The Struggle for Supremacy in the Pacific. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1943. 326 pp.

Feipel, Louis N. "The Navy and Filibustering in the Fifties." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 44 (March 1918): 767-780, 1009-1029, 1219-1240, 1527-1545, 1837-1848, 2063-2085.

. "The United States Navy in Mexico, 1821-1914,: U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 41 (January 1915): 33-52, 489-497, 889-903, 1159-1172, 1527-2534, 1993-2002; 42 (January 1916): 171-182.

Field, James A. America and the Mediterranean World, 1776-1882. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1969. 485 pp.

Foote, Andrew H. Africa and the American Flag. New York: Appleton, 1854. 390 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Negro Universities Press; 1970 by Dawsons; reprinted by Library Resources as LAC Microbook).

Foote commanded U.S. brig Perry on the coast of Africa, 1850-1851.

Goldberg, Joyce S. The Baltimore Affair. Lincoln, Nebr.: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1986. 207 pp.

Goodhart, Philip. Fifty Ships That Saved the World: The Foundation of the Anglo-American Alliance. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1965. 267 pp.

An account of the destroyer-for-bases exchange of 1941.

Hagan, Kenneth J. American Gunboat Diplomacy and the Old Navy, 1877-1889. Contributions in Military History Series, No. 4. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1973. 262 pp.

Hall, Claude H. "Abel P. Upshur and the Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 69 (1961): 290-299.

Harris, Frank S. "The Navy and the Diplomatic Frontier." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 62 (April 1936): 473-486.

Healy, David F. Gunboat Diplomacy in the Wilson Era: The U.S. Navy in Haiti, 1915-1916. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1976. 268 pp.

Heinrichs, Waldo H. Threshold of War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Entry Into World War II. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988. 279 pp.

Herwig, Holger H. Politics of Frustration: The United States in German Naval Planning, 1889-1941. Boston: Little, Brown, 1976. 323 pp.

Howe, Jonathan T. Multicrises: Sea Power and Global Politics in the Missile Age. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1971. 412 pp.

Johnson, Robert E. Far China Station: The U.S. Navy in Asian Waters, 1800-1898. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1979. 307 pp.

-----. Thence Round Cape Horn: The Story of United States Naval Forces on Pacific Station, 1818-1923. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1963. 276 pp.

Jones, Wilbur D. The Confederate Rams at Birkenhead: A Chapter in Anglo-American Relations. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Confederate Pub. Co., 1961. 124 pp.

Klay, Andor. Daring Diplomacy: The Case of the First American Ultimatum. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1957. 246 pp.

Knox, Dudley W. The Eclipse of American Sea Power. New York: Army & Navy Journal, 1922. 140 pp.

Study of the 1922 naval disarmament treaty as it affected the United States Navy.

Leopold, Richard W. The Growth of American Foreign Policy: A History. New York: Knopf, 1962. 848 pp.

Leutze, James R. Bargaining for Supremacy: Anglo-American Naval Collaboration, 1937-1941. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1977. 328 pp.

Livermore, Seward W. "The American Navy as a Factor in World Politics, 1903-1913." American Historical Review 63 (July 1958): 863-879.

. "Battleship Diplomacy in South America: 1905-1925." Journal of Modern History 16 (August 1944): 31-48.

. "Theodore Roosevelt, the American Navy, and the Venezuelan Crisis of 1902-1903." American Historical Review 51 (April 1946): 452-471.

Long, David F. Gold Braid and Foreign Relations: Diplomatic Activities of U.S. Naval Officers, 1798- 1883. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1988. 502 pp.

Loubat, Joseph Florimond, duc de. Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866, of the Hon. Gustavos Vasa Fox, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, From the Journal and Notes of J.F. Loubat. Edited by John D. Champlin. New York: Appleton, 1873. 444 pp. (Reprinted 1970 by Arno).

McCully, Newton A. The McCully Report: The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05. Edited by Richard A. von Doenhoff. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1977. 338 pp.

Matthews, Franklin. Back to Hampton Roads: Cruise of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet From San Francisco to Hampton Roads, July 7, 1908-February 22, 1909. New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1909. 292 pp.

-----. With the Battle Fleet: Cruise of the Sixteen Battleships of the United States Atlantic Fleet From Hampton Roads to the Golden Gate, December 1907-May 1908. New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1908. 321 pp.

Merli, Frank J. Great Britain and the Confederate Navy, 1861-1865. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1970. 342 pp.

Neumann, William L. America Encounters Japan: From Perry to MacArthur. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1963. 353 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Johns Hopkins).

O'Connor, Raymond G. Perilous Equilibrium: The United States and the London Naval Conference of 1930. Lawrence, Kans.: Univ. of Kansas Press, 1962. 188 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Greenwood).

Offutt, Milton. The Protection of Citizens Abroad by the Armed Forces of the United States. Studies in Historical and Political Science, Ser. 46, No. 4. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. 170 pp. (Reprinted 1972 by Kraus).

Owsley, Frank L. King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign Relations of the Confederate States of America, 2d ed. Revised by Harriet Chappell. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1959. 617 pp.
[First published in 1931].

Palmer, Michael A. Guardians of the Gulf: A History of America's Expanding Role in the Persian Gulf, 1833-1992. New York: Free Press; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992. 328 pp.

Paullin, Charles O. American Voyages to the Orient, 1690-1865: An Account of Merchant and Naval Activities in China, Japan and the Various Pacific Islands. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1971. 182 pp. [First published as a series of five articles in the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1910-1911.]

-----. Diplomatic Negotiations of American Naval Officers, 1778-1883. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1912. 380 pp. (Reprinted 1967 by Peter Smith).

Perkins, Bradford. The First Rapprochement: England and the United States, 1795-1805. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1955. 257 pp. (Reprinted 1967 by Univ. of California Press).

-----. Prologue to War: England and the United States, 1805-1812. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1961. 457 pp.

Perry, Hamilton D. The Panay Incident: Prelude to Pearl Harbor. New York: Macmillan, 1969. 295 pp.

Reckner, James. Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1988. 221 pp.

Rodgers, William L. "The Navy as an Aid in Carrying Out Diplomatic Policies." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 55 (February 1929): 99-104.

Safford, Jeffrey J. Wilsonian Maritime Diplomacy, 1913-1921. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1978. 282 pp.

Statler, Oliver. The Black Ship Scroll: An Account of the Perry Expedition at Shimoda in 1854 and the Lively Beginnings of People-to-People Relations Between Japan & America. 2d ed. Rutland, Vt.: C. E. Tuttle, 1964. 80 pp.

Still, William N. American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917. Contributions in Military History Series, No. 24. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1980. 291 pp.

Sweetman, Jack. The Landing at Veracruz, 1914: The First Complete Chronicle of a Strange Encounter in April, 1914, When the United States Navy Captured and Occupied the City of Veracruz, Mexico. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1968. 221 pp.

Trask, David F. Captains & Cabinets: Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1972. 396 pp.

Tuleja, Thaddeus V. Statesmen and Admirals: Quest for a Far Eastern Naval Policy. New York: Norton, 1963. 256 pp.

Utley, Jonathan G. Going to War With Japan, 1937-1941. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1985. 238 pp.

von Doenhoff, Richard A. "Biddle, Perry, and Japan." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 92 (November 1966): 78-87.

Wheeler, Gerald E. Prelude to Pearl Harbor: The United States Navy and the Far East, 1921-1931. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1963. 212 pp.

Wiley, Peter Booth. Yankees in the Land of the Gods: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan. New York: Viking, 1990. 578 pp.

Yerxa, Donald A. Admirals and Empire: The United States Navy and the Caribbean, 1898-1945. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1991. 202 pp.