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The Last Of The Cape Horners

ISBN 10 : 1574884093
ISBN 13 : 9781574884098

Covers a full range of exciting, dangerous, and everyday shipboard experiences..


People Place And Power On The Nineteenth Century Waterfront

ISBN 10 : 9783319331591
ISBN 13 : 3319331590

This book explores the tenuous existence of seafarers, divided between their time on the ocean and their residence in sailortown economies geared to exploit them. Particular attent..


A Call To The Sea

ISBN 10 : 9781612342290
ISBN 13 : 1612342299

Charles Stewart's life of sailing and combat on the high seas rivals that of Patrick O'Brien's fictional hero, Jack Aubrey. Stewart held more sea commands (11) than any other U.S. ..


The Hard Way Around

ISBN 10 : 9780307594631
ISBN 13 : 0307594637

A masterful biographer now offers a thrilling, definitive portrait of one of history’s most legendary icons of adventure. In 1860, sixteen-year-old Joshua Slocum escaped a hardsc..


The Last Grain Race

ISBN 10 : 9780007597840
ISBN 13 : 0007597843

An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last ‘grain race’ of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby...


The Sea Rover S Practice

ISBN 10 : 9781597973250
ISBN 13 : 1597973254

To read of sea roving's various incarnations - piracy, privateering, buccaneering, la flibuste, la course - is to bring forth romantic, and often violent, imagery. Indeed, much of ..


The Bunker

ISBN 10 : 0306809583
ISBN 13 : 9780306809583

A compulsively readable account of Hitler's last days, written by one of the first Americans to enter Hitler's bunker after the fall of Berlin..



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