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Ahab's rolling sea a natural history of Moby-Dick Richard J. King

Author:
King, Richard J  Search this
Subject:
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
430 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2019
19th century
Topic:
Sea in literature  Search this
Whaling in literature  Search this
Whales in literature  Search this
Seafaring life in literature  Search this
Sea stories, American  Search this
Human-animal relationships in literature  Search this
Environmentalism in literature  Search this
American literature  Search this
Nature in literature  Search this
Natur  Search this
American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Sea stories, American--History and criticism  Search this
Marine animals in literature  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153516

Pursuing the whale; a quarter-century of whaling in the Arctic, by John A. Cook, with an introduction by Allan Forbes

Author:
Cook, John Atkins 1857-1937  Search this
Physical description:
x p., 1 l., 344 p. front., plates, ports. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
1926
Topic:
Whaling  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
SH381 .C77
SH381.C77
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39130

"Cap'n George Fred" himself, by Captain George Fred Tilton; illustrations from paintings and drawings by Harry Neyland and from photographs. With an introduction by M.D.C. Crawford

Author:
Tilton, George Fred 1861-1932  Search this
Subject:
Tilton, George Fred 1861-1932  Search this
Neyland, Harry 1877-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 295 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1928
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Call number:
CT275.T578 A1 1928
CT275.T578A1 1928
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_386780

Liberty on the waterfront : American maritime culture in the Age of Revolution / Paul A. Gilje

Author:
Gilje, Paul A. 1951-  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy History  Search this
United States Navy History  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
United states
Date:
2004
C2004
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Sailors--History  Search this
Seafaring life--History  Search this
History, Naval  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_716297

Columbus sails / written and illustrated by C. Walter Hodges

Author:
Hodges, C. Walter (Cyril Walter) 1909-  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
217 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Date:
1939
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
E111 .H63 1939
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_910833

Charles Benson : mariner of color in the age of sail / Michael Sokolow

Author:
Sokolow, Michael  Search this
Subject:
Benson, Charles A. 1830-1881  Search this
Glide (Bark)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Salem
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
African American sailors  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_739318

Steady as she goes : women's adventures at sea / edited by Barbara Sjoholm

Author:
Sjoholm, Barbara 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 290 p. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Women and the sea  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720733

Before the mast in the clippers : the diaries of Charles A. Abbey, 1856 to 1860 / Harpur Allen Gosnell

Author:
Abbey, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1841-1919  Search this
Gosnell, Harpur Allen b. 1890  Search this
Subject:
Abbey, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1841-1919 Diaries  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 283 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
1937
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Voyages and travels  Search this
Clipper ships  Search this
Call number:
G540.A25 1989X
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_378373

Men who dared the sea : the ocean adventures of the ancient mariners / Gardner Soule

Author:
Soule, Gardner  Search this
Physical description:
262 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
C1976
Topic:
Navigation--History  Search this
Oceanography--History  Search this
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Call number:
G540 .S66 1976X
G540.S66 1976X
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71484

Seafarer & community; towards a social understanding of seafaring

Author:
Fricke, Peter H  Search this
Physical description:
164 p. illus
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[c1973]
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
G540.A1 F89
G540.A1F89
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39573

Setouchi no minzokushi : kaiminshi no shinsō o tazunete / Okiura Kazuteru cho

Title:
瀬戶内の民俗誌 : 海民史の深層をたずねて / 沖浦和光著
Author:
Okiura, Kazuteru 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Inland Sea Region
Inland Sea Region (Japan)
Date:
1998
Topic:
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Fishers--History  Search this
Pirates--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
DS894.79.I544 O54 1998
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_894162

The story of Captain Jonathan Dow / by his son, Scott J. Dow

Title:
Captain Jonathan Dow : the seafaring days of our new England family
Seafaring days of our New England family
Author:
Dow, Scott J  Search this
Subject:
Dow, Jonathan  Search this
Dow, Mary Black  Search this
Physical description:
101 leaves : ill. [4] ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Maine
Searsport
New England
Searsport (Me.)
Naples (Italy)
Kolkata (India)
Vesuvius (Italy)
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1948
19th century
Topic:
Ship captains  Search this
Ship captains--Family relationships  Search this
Ship captains' spouses  Search this
Women and the sea  Search this
Shipbuilding  Search this
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Ocean travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
VK140.D69 D69 1948
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_911259

Chinese junks on the Pacific : views from a different deck / Hans K. Van Tilburg ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene A. Smith

Author:
Van Tilburg, Hans  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Pacific Area
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Junks  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Maritime anthropology  Search this
Sailors--Travel  Search this
History, Naval  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_896218

Umi to jinsei : Kawasaki de nori ga toreta koro / [kikaku henshū Kawasaki-shi Shimin Myūjiam]

Title:
海と人生 : 川崎で海苔が採れた頃 / [企画・編集川崎市市民ミュージアム]
Author:
Kawasaki-shi Shimin Myūjiamu  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill.(some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Japan
Kawasaki-shi
Date:
1995
Topic:
Nori--History  Search this
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Fishing--History  Search this
Call number:
SH391.N65 U75 1995
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_888746

Sailor in the White House : the seafaring life of FDR / Robert F. Cross

Author:
Cross, Robert F. 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 248 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Sailors  Search this
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Sailing--History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720236

Victorian and Edwardian sailing ships from old photographs / Basil Greenhill and Ann Giffard

Author:
Greenhill, Basil  Search this
Giffard, Ann  Search this
Physical description:
[144] p. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1976
Topic:
Sailing ships  Search this
Harbors  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
VM57 .G813 1976
VM57.G813 1976
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_87473

A path in the mighty waters : shipboard life and Atlantic crossings to the New World / Stephen R. Berry

Author:
Berry, Stephen Russell 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Ocean travel
Atlantic Ocean Region
Date:
2015
18th century
Topic:
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Merchant ships--Passenger accommodation--Social aspects  Search this
Transatlantic voyages--Social aspects  Search this
Social aspects  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058042

Seafaring in the contemporary Pacific islands : studies in continuity and change / edited by Richard Feinberg

Author:
Feinberg, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
237 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1995
Topic:
Maritime anthropology  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Seafaring life  Search this
Fishing villages  Search this
Division of labor  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495218

Looking for a ship / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Stella Lykes (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
241 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
G540.M365 1990X
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447131

A maritime history of the Pacific Coast, 1540-1980 / James H. Hitchman

Author:
Hitchman, James H. 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 213 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Seafaring life--History  Search this
Commerce  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F851.H659 1990X
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_428447

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