Information on the authors Iain Dickie, Martin J. Dougherty, Phyllis J. Jestice, Christer Jorgensen & Rob S. Rice who colaborated to write a book on naval fighting techniques from ancient times through to aircraft carriers

no image availableIain Dickie

Iain Dickie's interest in military matters was first inspired by pictures of Roman artillery at the age of 12. Based in Britain, he has been a committee member of the Society of Ancients, the editor of Army & Navy Modelworld, Military Hobbies and Miniature Wargames magazines.

Martin J. DoughertyMartin J. Dougherty

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer and editor specializing in weapons technology, military history and combat techniques. He has contributed to Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Medieval World, and Battles of the Crusades.

no image availablePhyllis G. Jestice

Phyllis G. Jestice is an associate professor of medieval history and chair of the History Department at the University of Southern Mississippi. A specialist in German history during the central Middle Ages, her teaching of the history of premodern warfare has led her deeper into the study of medieval war and society. She has contributed to several works on the history of warfare, including Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Bible, Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World and Timelines of Medieval Warfare.

no image availableChrister Jorgensen

Christer Jorgensen graduated with a Ph.D from University College, London. An expert on military history, Christer has published various books on the history of warfare.

Rob S. RiceRob S. Rice

Rob S. Rice has long had a fascination with the histories of war, technology, and always the sea. His interests in human activity on the sea extend to all historical periods. He has delivered papers before the American Philological Association in addition to a presentation at Annapolis and has taught successfully subjects from Mythology to Roman History in the course of his teaching career. He received his doctorate in Ancient History from Penn in 1994 and teaches military history at the American Military University.

His articles on the U.S. Navy appear in The Oxford Guide to American Military History and the respected Reader's Guide to Military History. He wrote sections of Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World, Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern Era, Decisive Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Bible, Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare, and Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Era. Two books for juveniles on warfare in the ancient world are in libraries and schools.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare: 1190 BC-Present Every significant development in naval warfare over the last 3000 years.

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