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New in the Library! June 2014

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Library's new books.

New Books in the Library for June 2014.

The Alabama, British Neutrality, and the American Civil War / Frank J. Merli ; edited by David M. Fahey. Published by Indiana University Press, 2004.

Drake : for God, queen, and plunder / Wade G. Dudley. Published by Potomac Books, 2003.

Drake : the Life and Legend of an Elizabethan hero. / Stephen Coote. Published by Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Great Britain and the Confederate Navy, 1861-1865, by Frank J. Merli. Published by Indiana University Press, 2004.

The USS Essex and the Birth of the American Navy. / Frances Diane Robotti and James Vescovi. Published by Adams Media, 1999.

War at Sea in the Ironclad Age / Richard Hill. Published by HarperCollins, N.Y., 2003. A title in the Smithsonian History of Warfare Series.

New in the Library! February 2014

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New Books increase the Library’s collections on the 19th history of slave ships and the 20th century history of African Americans in the military:

Book cover Captain "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy… / Dennis Nobel and Truman Strobridge

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy: From American Slave to Artic Hero / Dennis Noble and Truman Strobridge. Published by University Press of Florida, 2009.

Book cover of The Empire of Necessity by Greg Grandin

The Empire of Necessity by Greg Grandin

The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Decpetion in the New World / Greg Grandin. Published by Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt, 2014.

More new books in the Library.

New in the Library, March 2014.

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New books, March 2014.

Announcing new books in the Library, March 2014.

Nearly two centuries of history and biography are the subjects of new books in the Library. More details about these books can be seen in our online catalog at or on our Blog, Adventures of Maritime History.

1. Alaska and the U.S. Cutter Revenue Service 1867-1915. / Truman R. Strobridge and Dennis L. Noble.

2. Faces of War: The Untold Stories of Edward Steichen’s World War II Photographers. / Mark D. Faram.

3. Our America : A Hispanic History of the United States. / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.

4. The Way of the Ship: America’s Maritime History Reenvisioned 1600-1800. / Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar.

5. Shipwright 2013. The International Annual of Maritime History and Ship Model Making. / Edited by John Bowen and Jean Hood.

6. U.S. Navy Uniforms and Insignia, 1943-1946. / Jeff Warner.

7. Challenging the Deep. / Hans Hass.

8. Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence: Immigration to Rhode Island. / William J. Jennings & Patrick T. Conley.

9. The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World. / Greg Grandin.

10. I Cover the Waterfront. / Max Miller.

11. The Panama Route, 1848-1869. / John Haskell Kemble.

12. A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands and Around the World in the Years 1826-1829. / Auguste Duhaut-Cilly.