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The Reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801
Historical Overview and Select Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 4


Naval Discipline, Education, and Medicine

Burr, Henry L. Education in the Early Navy. Philadelphia: Published by the author, 1939. 228 pp.

This is the author's printed Ed.D. thesis from Temple University.

Langley, Harold D. "Edward Field: A Pioneer Practitioner of the Old Navy." Connecticut Medicine 46 (November 1982): 667-72.

-----. "Medical Men of the Old Navy: A Study in the Development of a Profession, 1797-1833." In New Aspects of Naval History: Selected Papers from the 5th Naval History Symposium, edited by the Department of History, United States Naval Academy, 69-79. Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1985.

-----. Medicine in the Early U.S. Navy, 1794-1842. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. 435 pp.

-----. Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1967. 309 pp.

Paullin, Charles O. "Dueling in the Old Navy." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 35 (December 1909): 1155- 97.

Pleadwell, Frank L. "Edward Cutbush, M.D.: The Nestor of the Medical Corps of the Navy." Annals of Medical History 5 (December 1923): 337-86.

Roddis, Louis H. "Naval Medicine in the Early Days of the Republic." Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 16 (April 1961): 103-23.

Valle, James E. Rocks & Shoals: Order and Discipline in the Old Navy 1800-1861. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1980. 341 pp.