The Navy: A Bibliography


by Michael A. Palmer


Allen, Gardner W. A Naval History of the American Revolution. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. 2 vols. (Reprinted 1962 by Russell and Russell; 1970 by Corner House.)

_____. Our Navy and the Barbary Corsairs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905. (Reprinted 1965 by Shoestring.)

Beisner, Robert L. From the Old Diplomacy to the New, 1865- 1900. Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1986.

Braisted, William R. The United States Navy in the Pacific, 1897-1922. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1858, 1971. 2 vols.

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

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

_____. History of United States Naval Operations: Korea. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1962.

Grenville, John A. S., and George B. Young. Politics, Strategy, and American Diplomacy: Studies in Foreign Policy, 1873-1917. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1966.

Hagan, Kenneth J. This People's Navy: The Making of American Sea Power. New York: Free Press; Toronto: Collier, 1991.

Hattendorf, John B. "The Evolution of the Maritime Strategy: 1977 to 1987." Naval War College Review 41 (1988).

Hewlett, Richard G., and Francis Duncan. Nuclear Navy, 1946- 1962. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1974.

Hooper, Edwin Bickford, Dean C. Allard, and Oscar P. Fitzgerald. The United States Navy and the Vietnam Conflict. Vol. 1, The Setting of the Stage to 1959. Washington: Naval History Division, 1976.

Howarth, Stephen. To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775-1991. New York: Random House, 1991.

Huntington, Samuel P. "National Policy and the Transoceanic Navy." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 80 (1954).

Knox, Dudley W. The History of the United States Navy. Rev. ed. New York: Putnam, 1948.

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

Love, Robert W., Jr. History of the U.S. Navy, Vol. 1, 1775-1941. Harrisburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 1992.

Mahan, Alfred Thayer. The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783. Boston: Little Brown, 1890.

Marolda, Edward J., and Oscar P. Fitzgerald. The United States Navy and the Vietnam Conflict. Vol. 2, From Military Assistance to Combat, 1959-1965. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1986.

Morison, Samuel E. History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Boston: Little, Brown, 1947-1962. 15 vols.

Palmer, Michael A. Stoddert's War: Naval Operations During the Quasi-War with France, 1798-1801. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1987.

_____. Origins of the Maritime Strategy: The Development of American Naval Strategy, 1945-1955. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1990.

_____. On Course to Desert Storm: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1992.

Reynolds, Clark G. The Fast Carriers: The Forging of an Air Navy. New York: McGraw Hill, 1968.

Roosevelt, Theodore. The Naval War of 1812. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1882.

Schroeder, John. Shaping a Maritime Empire: The Commercial and Diplomatic Role of the American Navy, 1829-1861. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1985.

Smelser, Marshall. The Congress Founds the Navy, 1787- 1798. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 1959.

Sprout, Harold, and Margaret Sprout. The Rise of American Naval Power, 1776-1918. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1939, 1966. (Reprinted 1980 by Naval Institute Press.)

_____. Toward a New Order of Sea Power: American Naval Power and the World Scene, 1918-1922. 2d ed. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1943.

Still, William N., Jr. American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865- 1917. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1980.

Symonds, Craig L. Navalists and Antinavalists: The Naval Policy Debate in the United States, 1785-1827. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1980.



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