Rob S. Rice


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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 WorldFighting Techniques of the Early Modern EraDecisive Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the BibleFighting 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.

Dr. Rice is an experienced marksman and a published poet and editor. He is also the author of five novels, with more forthcoming, and has participated in live and street theater in large venues. He is the cherishing owner of Big Dodge, his faithful 1970 Dodge Dart, and Winston, a 1984 Volkswagen Westfalia Camper. He lives near Denver, Colorado.

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