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Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800 (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology)  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 4/5

"Naval architecture was born in the mountains of Peru, in the mind of a French astronomer named Pierre Bouguer who never built a ship in his life." So writes Larrie Ferreiro at the beginning of this pioneering ... Read more
Publisher: The MIT Press
Published: 2006  Hardcover
ISBN: 0262062593

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Jack Aubrey Commands: An Historical Companion to the Naval World of Patrick O'Brian  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 4/5
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Published: 2003  Hardcover
ISBN: 1591144035

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Britain's Historic Ships: The Ships That Shaped a Nation: A Complete Guide

Rule Britannia; Britannia rules the waves! This lavish volume explores more than 50 celebrated and accessible historic British ships—including replicas. Covering everything from the Navy and Merchant Sail to passenger ships and coasters, ... Read more
Publisher: Conway
Published: 2009  Hardcover
ISBN: 1844860930

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Feeding Nelson's Navy: The True Story of Food at Sea in the Georgian Era  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

The prevailing image of food at sea in the age of sail features rotting meat and weevily biscuits, but this highly original book proves beyond doubt that this was never the norm. Janet Macdonald shows how the sailor's official diet was better than he ... Read more
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
Published: 2006  Paperback
ISBN: 1861762887

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American Sailing Ships : Their Plans and History  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

In nearly 140 photographs, prints and plans (most drawn by the author, an accomplished marine architect), you'll find a first-rate cross-section of a wide range of sailing ships from the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. Here too is knowledgeable ... Read more
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Published: 1984  Paperback
ISBN: 0486246582

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Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1690

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys provides a fascinating insider s view of the working of the Admiralty, the wealth of fact and figures is ... Read more
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Published: 2010  Hardcover
ISBN: 1848320655

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Steamboats on the Western Rivers : An Economic and Technological History (Dover Books on Transportation, Maritime)  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 2/5
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Published: 1994  Paperback
ISBN: 0486278638

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Flying Cloud: The True Story of America's Most Famous Clipper Ship and the Woman Who Guided Her  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 3/5

In the early days of the California gold rush, it took more than 200 days for a ship to travel from New York to San Francisco, a voyage of more than 16,000 miles. In 1851, however, a clipper called the Flying Cloud made the same journey in only 89 days, ... Read more
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Published: 2000  Hardcover
ISBN: 0688167934

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Arab Seafaring  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

In this classic work George Hourani deals with the history of the sea trade of the Arabs in the Indian Ocean from its obscure origins many centuries before Christ to the time of its full extension to China and East Africa in the ninth and tenth centu ... Read more
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr.
Published: 1995  Paperback
ISBN: 0691000328

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Nelson's Battles : The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 3/5
Publisher: United States Naval Inst.
Published: 1996  Hardcover
ISBN: 1557506213

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