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Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading

Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading
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by in May 2014

Lighthouse Handbook: Hudson River & New York Harbor
Jeremy d’Entremont
Cider Mill Press, 2009

Lighthouse Handbook: New England (2nd Edition)
Jeremy d’Entremont
Cider Mill Press, 2012

The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
W. Jeffrey Bolster
Belknap Press, 2012

‘A Bold and Hardy Race of Men’: The Lives and Literature of American Whalemen
Jennifer Schell
University of Massachusetts Press, 2013

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Lincoln Paine
Knopf, 2013

Living with Whales: Documents and Oral Histories of Native New England Whaling History
Nancy Shoemaker, editor
University of Massachusetts Press, 2014

Maritime Web Sites
For other useful Web resources, see “When You Go” and “400 Years of Seafaring History.”

Institute of Maritime History

National Maritime Historical Society

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