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The Captain Who Burned His Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, 1750–1829
Gordon S. Brown.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612510446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64288
 
Former ambassador and advisor Gordon Brown here gives us the first full biography of Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy, as well as a history of the first ... (Read More)
 
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Color and Play Sea Creatures: Build 4 Color-by-Number Sea Creature Models
Lee Martin.
Publisher: Silver Dolphin.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781607103790.  Daedalus Item Code: 63501
 
Build your own aquarium with the four easy-to-build, color-by-number paper models contained in this book—a blue-ringed octopus, a great white shark, a green sea turtle, and a red lionfish. Use the ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
 
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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Great Naval Blunders: History's Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day
Geoffrey Regan.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781774755.  Daedalus Item Code: 63144
 
Who was responsible for designing the Admiral Popov, a circular Russian ironclad that wouldn't steer straight? Why did Lord Anson set out to circumnavigate the world with a crew of Chelsea ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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Life in Nelson's Navy
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750947763.  Daedalus Item Code: 12169
 
What was it really like to be at sea in the Royal Navy under Horatio Nelson? Were his sailors keen to fight at the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering with scurvy? How did life compare between those of ... (Read More)
 
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Power at Sea: Three-Volume Set
Lisle A. Rose.
Publisher: Missouri.   Format: boxed set.
Daedalus Item Code: 61709
 
The 20th century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires, notes historian Lisle Rose in this three-volume, slipcased chronicle, tracing the emergence of sea power after the ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Lincoln Paine.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400044092.  Daedalus Item Code: 63736
 
In his wave-making revision of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, Lincoln Paine reveals how knowledge, language, religion, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's ... (Read More)
 
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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848878464.  Daedalus Item Code: 62971
 
How did 13 isolated American colonies without a regular navy or army win their independence from Britain, the greatest naval and military power on earth? Maritime historian and broadcaster Sam Willis ... (Read More)
 
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The Templar Pirates: The Secret Alliance to Build the New Jerusalem
Ernesto Frers. Ariel Godwin, trans.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771460.  Daedalus Item Code: 64266
 
When the Vatican condemned the Order of the Temple in 1312, many of those who escaped took to the sea, longing for revenge on the Church. As Ernesto Frers reveals in this revisionist history, Templar ... (Read More)
 
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