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Maritime history

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett (Keeper Emeritus, Science Museum, London)

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

Paperback

Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Guide to the Crew of Titanic: The Structure of Working Aboard the Legendary Liner

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Guide to the Crew of Titanic: The Structure of Working Aboard the Legendary...

Gunter Babler

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history

Hardback

This valuable study provides a much-needed insight into the confusing and complicated world of the crew of Titanic. [more]

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London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

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London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

Stephen Alford

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history

Hardback

Life in Europe was fundamentally changed in the 16th century by the astonishing discoveries of the New World and of direct... [more]

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Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia

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Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia

Rob Mundle

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Maritime history

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Matthew Flinders was the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline - he is the man who put... [more]

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Bligh: Master Mariner

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Bligh: Master Mariner

Rob Mundle

Biography; Maritime history

Paperback

There's a lot more to Captain Bligh than mutiny, rum and convicts ... [more]

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From Great Depths: The Wrecks of HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran

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From Great Depths: The Wrecks of HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran

M. McCarthy

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history

Hardback

Long considered one of the world's most significant wartime mysteries, the fateful dusk encounter between HMAS Sydney (II)... [more]

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Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC-193 AD

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Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC-193 AD

Raffaele D'Amato

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Maritime history; Military history; Military & naval ships

Paperback

Featuring archaeological photography and lavish artistic reconstructions, this book reveals the design and development history... [more]

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Tudor Warship Mary Rose

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Tudor Warship Mary Rose

Douglas McElvogue

History; Maritime history; Military & naval ships

Paperback

A new title in the highly acclaimed anatomy of the ship series, Tudor Warship Mary Rose provides the finest documentation... [more]

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Beyond Europe

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Beyond Europe

Sean McGrail

History; Maritime history; Archaeology; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

Written by a leading Professor of maritime archaeology, this is a more detailed and expanded version of his popular 2006 Shire... [more]

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln P. Paine

History; General & world history; Maritime history; Shipping industries

Paperback

The most enjoyable, the most refreshing, the most stimulating, the most comprehensive, the most discerning, the most insightful,... [more]

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's Famous Survey Ship

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's...

James Taylor, James Taylor

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration; Expeditions

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The story of the infamous sailing vessel the Beagle and the voyage that led to Charles Darwin s groundbreaking work, On the... [more]

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Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-O-War, 1600-1860

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Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of Shiphandling of the Sailing...

John Harland

History; Maritime history; Shipbuilding technology, engineering & trades; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Numerous successful reprints of contemporary works on rigging and seamanship indicate the breadth of interest in the lost... [more]

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's...

David Barrie

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

Paperback

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention... [more]

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Medieval Maritime Warfare

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Medieval Maritime Warfare

Charles D. Stanton

History; Medieval history; Maritime history; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Graphic account of medieval maritime warfare in the Mediterranean, the North Sea and the Baltic. Describes the ships, navigation,... [more]

$75.00

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe

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Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe

Sean McGrail

History; Maritime history; Archaeology; Ships & shipping: general interest

Hardback

Written by a leading Professor in maritime archaeology, this book is aimed at anyone with an interest in the building and... [more]

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Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

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Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

William Bligh

History; British & Irish history; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history

Paperback

The story of the mutiny on board HMS Bounty has been mythologised by centuries of adventure novels and Hollywood films,... [more]

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Shipwreck: A History of Disasters at Sea

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Shipwreck: A History of Disasters at Sea

Sam Willis

History; Maritime history; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

The drama and tragedy behind history's most infamous shipwrecks. [more]

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Islands of Angry Ghosts: The Story of Batavia, Australia's Bloodiest Mutiny

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Islands of Angry Ghosts: The Story of Batavia, Australia's Bloodiest Mutiny...

Hugh Edwards

History; Maritime history; Mutiny

Paperback

A fascinating story, in print since 1966, Islands of Angry Ghosts is a story in two parts. [more]

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Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580

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Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580

Roger Crowley

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Military history

Paperback

Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453 it is a breathtaking story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery... [more]

$24.99

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The Loss of the Titanic: I Survived the Titanic

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The Loss of the Titanic: I Survived the Titanic

Lawrence Beesley

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Maritime history

Paperback

'The best first-hand account of a passenger's experiences - a first-rate piece of descriptive writing' THE GUARDIAN [more]

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Coconut Chaos

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Coconut Chaos

Diana Souhami

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Maritime history

Paperback

At dawn on 27 April 1789 Fletcher Christian, master's mate on HMS Bounty, took a coconut to quench his thirst from the supply... [more]

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Batavia

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Batavia

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

It is no surprise that the barbarity and evil that came in the wake of the wreck of the Batavia has inspired books, radio... [more]

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Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 2: Asashio to Tachibana Classes

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Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 2: Asashio to Tachibana Classes...

Mark Stille

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history; Military & naval ships

Paperback

During the Pacific War the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were... [more]

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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Maritime history; Archaeology

Paperback

Features historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the... [more]

$29.99

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Republican Roman Warships 509-27 BC

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Republican Roman Warships 509-27 BC

Raffaele D'Amato

History; European history; Maritime history; Military history; Military & naval ships

Paperback

The birth of the mighty Roman Navy was anchored in the Romans' extraordinary ability to absorb and perfect the technology... [more]

$19.99

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