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The History of Pirates

Angus Konstam

Piracy in the ancient world -- Medieval pirates -- The Barbary pirates -- The Spanish Main and the sea rovers -- The Buccaneers -- The Golden Age of piracy -- Piracy in the Indian Ocean -- The Privateering Era -- The last pirates -- Piracy in the Far... (read more)


Boats
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Little Ship of Fools: 16 Rowers, 1 Improbable Boat, 7 Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic

Charles Wilkins

Longlisted for the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize The dramatic and hilarious story of risk and survival, as well as the importance of our connections to the planet, on a human-powered journey across the ocean. It was to be an expedition like no otherand#151;a... (read more)


Titanic
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World

Hugh Brewster

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers.  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship... (read more)


Ships and Ship History
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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable

John Steele Gordon

Today, in a world in which news flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. In the mid-nineteenth century, communication between the United States and Europe?the center of world affairs?was only as quick as the fastest ship could... (read more)


First Aid and Emergencies
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Doctor on Board

Jurgen Hauert

Whether in coastal waters or on the high seas, any medical crisis aboard a boat requires swift and efficient attention in order to ensure the safety of the casualty, and the crew in general, and avoid further harm. This hands-on, fully illustrated guide... (read more)


Nautical Lore
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26 Feet to the Charlottes: Exploring the Land of the Haida

June Cameron

When June Cameron and Paul Holsinger set out in 1983 in Paul's ancient 26-foot wooden sloop, Wood Duck, to cross the perilous Hecate Strait and explore the weather-beaten west coast of the Queen Charlotte Islands (now known as Haida Gwaii), they knew... (read more)


Ferries, Steamboats and Tugs
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Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention

Andrea Sutcliffe

"An absorbing and enlightening tale of 'Yankee ingenuity' at the very dawn of the steam age." --John Steele Gordon, author of A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable "What a ride! It's all there: duplicity, steamy intrigue... (read more)


Knots
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Nautical Knots & Lines Illustrated

Paul Snyder

"Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen." ­­Mariner's Log With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the "ins and outs" of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically... (read more)


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