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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard... more...
- 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
Everyone knows the story of the Titanic , but in terms of loss of life that catastrophe doesn't even figure as one of the 50 worst maritime disasters of the last three hundred years. The twentieth century was the age of the great ocean vessels, capable of carrying thousands of passengers, but it also became the age of unprecedented losses at sea.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.54
A uniquely woven story encompassing three separate centuries and three different lives. Captain Cook, best known for his heroic voyages through the Pacific Ocean, is brought to life in vivid detail. We follow his humble beginnings as the son of a farm labourer, through his convention-shattering treatment of the indigenous groups he met on his travels,... more...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 20.00
Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy (1716-1726) and the infamous generation whose images underlie our modern, romanticized view of pirates. Rediker introduces us to the dreaded black flag, the Jolly Roger; swashbuckling figures such as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard; and the unnamed, unlimbed pirate who... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00
This volume provides a concise introduction to the issues and debates regarding modern piracy, including naval operations, law, and diplomacy, and focuses on the recent surge of attacks off the coasts of Africa and Asia. more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Seefahrer ? nach wie vor geht von diesem Wort eine besondere Faszination aus. Das Individuum und das Meer, die Herausforderung und der Kampf, die oftmals romantischen Vorstellungen von Seeschlachten und Entdeckerleben, von Piraten und Meuterern, von heroischen Kapitšnen und einsamen Seeleuten, letztlich aber auch die Entdeckung neuer Horizonte sind... more...
- 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...