Summer 2017 - Vol 62 # 2

Book Reviews from the Nautical Research Guild 

The NRG has many new book reviews on naval and maritime history and ship modelling. They contain valuable information for researchers and modelers. So many more than the Journal’s review pages can accommodate... To improve the Journal’s service to its readers, additional book reviews are presented here for all maritime and ship modeling enthusiasts.  


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Merchant Crusaders in the Aegean, 1291-1352

By Mike Carr

Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2015

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xvi + 196 pages

Illustrations, maps, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. $99.00

ISBN: 97817843839903



Beyond the Golden Gate: A Maritime History of California

By Timothy G. Lynch

New York: Fort Schuyler Press, 2015

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, xii + 318 pages

Illustrations, notes, bibliography. $29.95

ISBN: 9780989939423


In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War

By Renata Eley Long

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xiii + 254 pages

Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $37.95

ISBN: 9781612518367


American Sea Power and the Obsolescence of Capital Ship Theory

By R.B. Watts

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2016

6” x 9”, softcover, vii + 222 pages

Notes, bibliography, index. $45.00

ISBN: 9780786498796