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The Slave Ship: A Human History

The Slave Ship

A Human History

Penguin Publishing Group (2007)

“Masterly.”— Adam Hochschild , The New York Times Book Review In this widely praised history of...

Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair, Second Edition: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
McGraw-Hill Education (2008)

The first edition of Outboard Engines set the standard for a clear, easy-to-follow primer on...

Managing Maritime Safety
Taylor and Francis (2018)

Shipping is a pillar of global trade, with 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods and raw...

Reeds Weather Handbook 2nd edition
Bloomsbury Publishing (2019)

Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to – and whether we arrive safely. This essential...

The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides

The Drowned and the Saved

When War Came to the Hebrides

Birlinn (2018)

Winner of the 2018 Saltire Society 'History Book of the Year' Award “Next morning at about...

The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates

The Invisible Hook

The Hidden Economics of Pirates

Princeton University Press (2009)

Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers...

Astro-Navigation From Square One To Ocean Master
M-Y Books (2012)

Astro-navigation from Square One to Ocean-master begins at the very beginning of this relatively...

Penguin Random House Australia (2011)

Batavia is the greatest story in Australia's history and history comes to life with Peter...

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

In the Heart of the Sea

The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Penguin Publishing Group (2001)

From the author of  Mayflower, Valiant Ambition , and  In the Hurricane's Eye-- t he riveting...

Diesel Engine Care and Repair: A Captain's Quick Guide
McGraw-Hill Education (2007)

When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat! On the water, when an engine problem...