Book Review- ‘Small Boats and Daring Men: Maritime raiding, irregular warfare, and the early American navy (campaigns and commanders)’ by B. Armstrong

By Michael Hardman, published October 2020


This textbook covers the much neglected area of irregular warfare in the United States Navy from the early colonial times to the end of the age of sail. The author from the outset rejects the encyclopaedic approach or any attempt to completely cover in detail all the developments in this period and instead adopts a selective approach which while providing sufficient examples to justify the main argument does not become embedded in a mass of detail. The book comprises an introduction, eight chapters each covering a particular subject and a conclusion…

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