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Smuggling: Contraband and Corruption in World History (Exploring World History) by Al...
In this lively book, Alan L. Karras traces the history of smuggling around the world and explores all aspects of this pervasive and enduring crime. Through a compelling set of cases drawn from a rich array of historical and contemporary sources, Karras shows how smuggling of every conceivable...  more

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Shipwrecked in Paradise: Cleopatra's Barge in Hawai'i (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical ...
The first oceangoing yacht ever built in America, Cleopatra?s Barge, endured many incarnations over her eight-year life, from Mediterranean pleasure cruiser to a Hawaiian king?s personal yacht. The famed ship, at times also a Christian missionary transport, pirate ship, getaway vehicle,...  more

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Pirates, Jack Tar and Memory (Maritime) by Paul A Gilje
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A Short History of the Civil War at Sea (The American Crisis Series, No. 5) by Spence...
While fighting on land continues to hold center stage, recently much more attention has been focused on the Civil War at sea. And for good reason. Naval operations decided the outcome of the war as the North exploited its significant naval and maritime advantage to turn the war on land in its...  more

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The Alabama, British Neutrality, and the American Civil War by Frank J. Merli & D...
When Frank J. Merli died in December 2000, he left many manuscripts related to Great Britain and the American Civil War. At the request of Merli’s widow, David M. Fahey has edited this volume for publication. It offers a spirited critique of the way historians have presented the...  more

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Sir Walter Ralegh (Great Voyagers) by Robert Lacey
Colorful and exciting, Sir Walter Ralegh became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth. This world-famous explorer conceived and organized the colonizing expeditions to America; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England, and ended up in the Tower, following his secret wedding to Bess Throckmorton where...  more

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As Affecting the Fate of My Absent Husband: Selected Letters of Lady Franklin Concern...
The tragic fate of the lost Franklin expedition (1845-48) is a well-known part of exploration history, but there has always been a gap in the story - a personal account that begs to be told. In "As Affecting the Fate of My Absent Husband", Erika Behrisch Elce has collected the poignant letters...  more

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Captain Francis Crozier: Last Man Standing? by Michael Smith
Francis Crozier was a major figure in the epic quests of nineteenth-century Polar exploration - navigating the North West Passage, reaching the North Pole and mapping Antartica. His remarkable story embraces six daring voyages to the world's most hostile regions and extraordinary feats of...  more

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Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition by Owen Beattie & John Geiger
In 1845, Sir John Franklin and his men set out to “penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America.? And then they disappeared. The truth about what happened to Franklin?s ill-fated Arctic expedition was shrouded in mystery for more than a century. Then, in 1984, Owen...  more

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Finding Longitude: Ships, clocks and stars by Richard Dunn & Rebekah Higgitt
Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's "Ships, Clocks and Stars" exhibition. 300 years ago, amidst growing frustration from the naval community and pressure from the increasing importance of international trade, the British government passed the 1714 Longitude Act. It was an...  more

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The Quest for Longitude: Ships, Clocks, and Stars by Richard Dunn & Rebekah Higgi...
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True Yankees: The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity (The Johns Hopkin...
With American independence came the freedom to sail anywhere in the world under a new flag. During the years between the Treaty of Paris and the Treaty of Wangxi, Americans first voyaged past the Cape of Good Hope, reaching the ports of Algiers and the bazaars of Arabia, the markets of India and...  more

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Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson
Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845?whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice?with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local Inuit behind the incredible discovery of the flagship's wreck in 2014.Paul Watson, a Pulitzer...  more

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Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of Ame...
The remarkable story of the mission that inspired a nation to donate massive relief to Ireland during the potato famine and began America's tradition of providing humanitarian aid around the world More than 5,000 ships left Ireland during the great potato famine in the late 1840s,...  more

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Where the Sea Breaks Its Back: The Epic Story of Early Naturalist Georg Steller and t...
"Where the Sea Breaks Its Back" is the story of the remarkable life of Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709-1742), one of Europe's foremost naturalists and the first to document the unique wildlife of the Alaskan coast. It is also the account of Vitus Bering's tragic last voyage across the uncharted...  more

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Here Shall I Die Ashore: STEPHEN HOPKINS: Bermuda Castaway, Jamestown Survivor, and M...
In the spring of 1621, Plymouth Colony sent STEPHEN HOPKINS to make the first visit to Wampanoag sachem Massasoit to present a red horseman's coat as a gift and sign of friendship. For most ordinary Englishmen, venturing off into the depths of unexplored

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Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884 by Alden L. Todd
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Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884 by Alden Todd
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Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy
Based on the author's exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration. In July 1881, Lt. A.W. Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global...  more

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The World Atlas of Pirates: Treasures and Treachery on the Seven Seas--in Maps, Tall ...
By combining stunning cartography with engaging and authoritative text, The World Atlas of Pirates presents the story of piracy in a completely new way. Eighty maps plot the routes that pirates followed?whether crossing the world?s great oceans or pursuing their prey through creeks and bays....  more

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Adrift on The Haunted Seas: The Best Short Stories of William Hope Hodgson by William...
William Hope Hodgson (1877-1918) is acknowledged as one of the undisputed masters of the sea story. There has never been a collection of his very best short stories offered to the trade. Hodgson's sea stories have unusual authenticity owing to his having spent a lot of time on merchant's...  more

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The Deeds of Commander Pietro Mocenigo in Three Books (Italica Press Medieval & Renai...
Coriolano Cippico (1425?93) was a Dalmatian nobleman from Trogir (Trau in modern Croatia), then part of the Venetian empire. He was a landowner, civil servant, humanist and military commander. From 1470 to 1474 he served as galley captain for a Venetian naval expedition in the eastern...  more

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The Sloop Of War: 1650-1763 by Ian McLaughlan
This is the first study in depth of the Royal Navy's vital, but largely ignored small craft. In the age of sail they were built in huge numbers and in far greater variety than the more regulated major warships, so they present a particular challenge to any historian attempting a coherent design...  more

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`I am Determined to Live or Die on Board My Ship.': The Life of Admiral John Inglis: ...
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The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates by Peter T. Leeson
Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century pirates. With swashbuckling irreverence and devilish wit, Peter Leeson uncovers the hidden economics behind pirates' notorious,...  more

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Native Heritage: Personal Accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the Present by Arlene...
Personal accounts by Native Americans from 1790 to the present. Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-289) and index. Table of Contents: Family ? Land and its resources ? Language ? Native education ? Traditional storytelling ? Traditions ? Worship ? Discrimination.

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Kings of the Sea: Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy by J. D. Davies
It is widely accepted that the Stuart kings, Charles II and James II, had an interest in the navy and the sea. Nonetheless, the major naval developments during their reigns?developments that effectively turned the Royal Navy into a permanent, professional fighting force?have traditionally been...  more

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The Travels of Reverend Olafur Egilsson: The story of the Barbary corsair raid on Ice...
In the summer of 1627, Barbary corsairs raided Iceland, killing dozens of people and abducing close to four hundred to sell into slavery in North Africa. Among those taken were the Lutheran minister Reverend Olafur Egilsson. Reverend Olafur (born in the same year as William Shakespeare and...  more

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Sons of the Waves: The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail by Stephen Taylor
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The Novel and the Sea (Translation/Transnation) by Margaret Cohen
For a century, the history of the novel has been written in terms of nations and territories: the English novel, the French novel, the American novel. But what if novels were viewed in terms of the seas that unite these different lands? Examining works across two centuries, The Novel and the Sea...  more

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Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhu...
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In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine by Rachel Lance
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Not a Gentleman's Work: The Untold Story of a Gruesome Murder at Sea and the Long Roa...
The true story of the most notorious crime in American nautical history -- a uniquely grotesque triple murder -- and the long journey to truth. The Herbert Fuller, a three-masted sailing ship loaded with New England lumber, left Boston bound for Buenos Aires on July 8, 1896 with twelve...  more

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages that Led to Amer...
Now in paperback from scholar Carol Delaney: ?a welcome reappraisal of Columbus and his legacy? (Kirkus Reviews).The dominant understanding of Christopher Columbus holds him responsible for almost everything that went wrong in the New World. Here, finally, is a book that will radically change...  more

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff
A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting young historians writing today Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution: these...  more

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1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline
In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the...  more

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Pirates And Pickled Heads: An Eclectic Collection Of Scottish Sea Stories by Helen Su...
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Whaling Captains of Color: America's First Meritocracy by Skip Finley
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Foghorns Saved Lives, Too: Lighthouse Living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Vivian ...
Foghorns were very important along with the lights of lighthouses. Foghouses are all but forgotten and we need to remember foghorns and lights came as a package for lifesaving.

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Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors by Ronald S....
During the American Civil War, more than one hundred thousand men fought on ships at sea or on one of America?s great inland rivers. There were no large-scale fleet engagements, yet the navies, particularly the Union Navy, did much to define the character of the war and affect its length. The...  more

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Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea by Paul Begg
In 1872 the Mary Celeste was found sailing aimlessly in the Atlantic Ocean, her crew strangely and inexplicably missing. What happened to them has remained an enduring mystery of the sea. Mary Celeste quickly became the subject of stories that told of half-eaten meals, mugs of still-warm tea...  more

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Sailors on the Rocks: Famous Royal Navy Shipwrecks by Peter C. Smith
For three hundred years or more the Royal Navy really did ?Rule the Waves?, in the sense that during the numerous wars with our overseas enemies, British fleets and individual ships more often than not emerged victorious from combat. One French Admiral was to generously acknowledge that the...  more

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Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time by Mic...
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The Bligh Notebook by William Bligh & John Bach (Editor)
Rough Account, Lieutenant Wm Bligh's Voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the Ship to Tofua & from Thence to Timor, 28 April to 14 June 1789 This account of William Bligh's epic open boat voyage to Timor after the mutiny on his ship HMS Bounty in April 1789 is based on his...  more

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Maritime Maryland: A History by William S. Dudley
Harvested for food, harnessed for power, and home to more than 3,600 species of plants, fish, and animals, the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries have long been essential to the sustainability and survival of the region's populations. Historian William S. Dudley explores that history in an...  more

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Historical Dreadnoughts: Marder and Roskill: Writing and Fighting Naval History by Ba...
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Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War by Jamie Malanowski
?Superbly entertaining.??S. C. Gwynne, best-selling author of Empire of the Summer Moon October 1864. The confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle had sunk two federal warships and damaged seven others, taking control of the Roanoke River and threatening the Union blockade. Twenty-one-year-old navy...  more

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The Survivors of the Chancellor, diary of J.R. Kazallon, passenger by Jules Verne
This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style....  more

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Captain Cook's War and Peace: The Royal Navy Years 1755-1768 by John Robson
The author of two critically acclaimed books on Captain Cook, John Robson has now turned his attention to the decade leading up to Cook's famous 1768 expedition to the Pacific. This new book investigates why Cook was chosen to captain Endeavor and how he became uniquely qualified for the...  more

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Pepys's Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare 1649-89 by J. D. Davies
Pepys's Navy describes every aspect the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century, from the time when the Fleet Royal was taken into Parliamentary control after the defeat of Charles I, until the accession of William and Mary in 1689 when the long period of war with the Dutch...  more

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The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean: Rome's Dealings with the Ancient Kingdoms of I...
The ancient evidence suggests that international commerce supplied Roman government with up to a third of the revenues that sustained their empire. In ancient times large fleets of Roman merchant ships set sail from Egypt on voyages across the Indian Ocean. They sailed from Roman ports on the...  more

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Scotland and the Sea: The Scottish Dimension in Maritime History by Nick Robins
Scotland's maritime heritage is a highly significant one, embracing as it does a quite outstanding contribution to Britain's development both as an empire and as the world's leading maritime power in the nineteenth century. Scottish engineering, ship owning and operating, as well as business...  more

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The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight f...
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The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery by Mr. Harry Kelsey
Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. Harry Kelsey?s masterfully researched study is the first to concentrate on the hitherto anonymous...  more

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Congo, the Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN by Andrew...
Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a young American naval officer on a mission up the Congo River in May 1885. Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore as much of the river as possible...  more

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My Just Desire : The Life of Bess Raleigh, Wife to Sir Walter by Anna Beer
Young, beautiful, and connected by blood to the most powerful families in England, Bess Throckmorton had as much influence over Queen Elizabeth I as any woman in the realm—but she risked everything to marry the most charismatic man of the day. The secret marriage between Bess and the...  more

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Polar Wives: The Remarkable Women behind the World's Most Daring Explorers by Kari He...
Polar explorers were the superstars of the “heroic age? of exploration, a period spanning the Victorian and Edwardian eras. In this engaging book, author Kari Herbert explores the unpredictable, often heartbreaking lives of seven remarkable women who married world-famous polar explorers. As the...  more

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We, the Drowned by Carsten Jensen
Carsten Jensen?s debut novel has taken the world by storm. Already hailed in Europe as an instant classic, We, the Drowned is the story of the port town of Marstal, whose inhabitants have sailed the world?s oceans aboard freight ships for centuries. Spanning over a hundred years, from the...  more

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The Golden Age of Piracy: The Truth Behind Pirate Myths by Benerson Little
For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths and legends—fascinating tales that today strongly...  more

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Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Who Lived to Tell abo...
A story of tragedy at sea where every desperate act meant life or death The small ship making the Liverpool-to-New York trip in the early months of 1856 carried mail, crates of dry goods, and more than one hundred passengers, mostly Irish emigrants. Suddenly an iceberg tore the ship asunder and...  more

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A Voyage towards the South Pole: Performed in the Years 1822-24: Containing an Examin...
James Weddell (1787-1834) a self-taught navigator, started his sailing career aged 9 and later led several voyages towards the Antarctic. This book, first published in 1825, is his account of the voyage of the Jane, which went on a sealing trip to the Falklands and beyond, but turned back before...  more

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Captain's Wife (Seafarers Voices 7) by Abby Jane Morrell
During the nineteenth century it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea. Among the first, and most accomplished literature about this subject, is Abby Jane Morrell's account of a voyage between 1829 and 1831 that took her from New England to the South...  more

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The Age of the Ship of the Line: The British and French Navies, 1650-1815 (Studies in...
For nearly two hundred years huge wooden warships called “ships of the line” dominated war at sea and were thus instrumental in the European struggle for power and the spread of imperialism. Foremost among the great naval powers were Great Britain and France, whose advanced economies could...  more

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Two Years on the Alabama: A Firsthand Account of the Daring Exploits of the Infamous ...
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Icebound In The Arctic: The Mystery of Captain Francis Crozier and the Franklin Exped...
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Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson
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Captain Francis Crozier: Last Man Standing? by Michael Smith
A biography of Francis Crozier whose 19th century search for the Northwest Passage lead him on a deadly expedition with Captain Franklin that ended in disaster.

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