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Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading

Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragendy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick
Penguin Books, 2001

‘Cross-Grained and Wily Waters’: A Guide to the Piscataqua Maritime Region
W. Jeffrey Bolster, editor
Peter E. Randall Publisher, 2002

Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838–1842
Nathaniel Philbrick
Penguin Books, 2004

Sea History’s Guide to Maritime Programs & Cultural Sites: New York Region
Joyce Riess, editor
National Maritime Historical Society, 2004

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
Nathaniel Philbrick
Penguin Books, 2007

The Way of the Ship: America’s Maritime History Reenvisioned, 1600–2000
Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar
Wiley, 2007

The Slave Ship: A Human History
Marcus Rediker
Penguin Books, 2008

Final Voyage: The Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season
Peter Nichols
Putnam, 2009

Maritime Museums of North America
Robert H. Smith
C Books, 2009

The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
Philip Hoare
Ecco, 2010

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