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  • Virtual Voyagesby Paul Longley Arthur

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    'Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'. more...

  • World Hospitality and Tourism Trendsby Chandana Jayawardena; Richard Teare

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Trends (WHATT) This special issue explores the views of practitioners and educators on current human resource issues. Six of the articles are based on WHATTroundtable discussions held during 2004 in five locations: the USA, Scotland, Portugal, Barbados and China.Previously published in: International Journal of Contemporary... more...

  • Cruise Ship Tourismby R.K. Dowling

    CABI 2006; US$ 170.00

    This book explores the theory, issues, impacts and management considerations surrounding the growing industry of cruise tourism. It begins by giving an overview of the cruise industry, followed by chapters focusing on the increasing demand for cruising. more...

  • Near Death on the High Seasby Cecil Kuhne

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95

    ?The wind was blowing at hurricane strength-sixty-five knots and over-and increasing in the gusts to eighty knots. His boat was surfing on waves as high as a sixty-foot, six-storey building. . .Each wave that struck choked and froze him, the icy water working its way down inside his survival suit.? ?from Close to the Wind by Pete Goss In Near... more...

  • Two Years Before the Mastby Richard Henry Dana

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.95

    Two years before the mast were but an episode in the life of Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; yet the narrative in which he details the experiences of that period is, perhaps, his chief claim to a wide remembrance. His services in other than literary fields occupied the greater part of his life, but they brought him comparatively small recognition and many... more...

  • The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)by Thomas Conklin

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 4.99

    Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic ! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck.   From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Titanic: Lost and Foundby Judy Donnelly

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99

    Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years.  Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.  Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences... more...

  • The Loss of the Titanicby Lawrence Beesley

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 5.99

    Learn more about the disaster that befell the Titanic and caused the untimely deaths of 1,517 passengers in this gripping first-hand account from survivor Lawrence Beesley. Originally published a mere nine weeks after one of the most profound maritime disasters in human history, The Loss of the Titanic shed new light on the tragedy and leveled troubling... more...

  • Under the Black Flagby David Cordingly

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00

    For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to produce a most authoritative and definitive account of piracy's "Golden Age." As he explodes many accepted myths (i.e. "walking the plank" is pure fiction), Cordingly replaces them with a truth that... more...

  • Now You Know Piratesby Doug Lennox

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 8.99

    The true Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Sir Henry Morgan, and lots more, from ancient keelhauling to twenty-first-century buccaneering, are all here in Q & A commodore Doug Lennox's Now You Know Pirates . more...