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Murder on the High Seas: The True Story of the Joe Cool's Tragic Final Voyage

Murder on the High Seas

The True Story of the Joe Cool's Tragic Final Voyage

Penguin Publishing Group (2011)
US$8.99

Off the coast of Cuba, a U.S. Coast Guard cutter spotted a ransacked vessel and rescued Kirby Archer...

Panama Fever: The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal

Panama Fever

The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)
US$19.00

The Panama Canal was the costliest undertaking in history; its completion in 1914 marked the...

Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

Ten Hours Until Dawn

The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

St. Martin's Press (2007)
US$13.29

In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem...

The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus
Penguin Books Ltd (2004)
US$14.09

No gamble in history has been more momentous than the landfall of Columbus's ship the Santa Maria in...

The Travels
Penguin Books Ltd (1974)
US$14.09

Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to...

Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal

Atlantic history, with its emphasis on inter-regional developments that transcend national borders,...

The Silence Calling: Australians in Antarctica 1947-97

The Silence Calling

Australians in Antarctica 1947-97

Allen & Unwin (1999)
US$44.53

The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians...

Columbus on Himself
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2010)
US$13.50

Intended as an antidote to potted biographies and piecemeal reconstructions of his voyages, this...

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

The Barbary Wars

American Independence in the Atlantic World

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2007)
US$11.20

The history of America's conflict with the piratical states of the Mediterranean runs through the...

The Republic of Pirates

Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

HMH Books (2008)

The Republic of Pirates features the 18th-century pirates Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and “Black Sam”...