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    • Laakso, Seija-Riitta (2007)
      "In the early 19th century, the only way to transmit information was to send letters across the oceans by sailing ships or across land by horse and coach. Growing world trade created a need and technological development ...
    • Ng, Chin Keong (2017)
      Using the concept of boundaries, physical and cultural, to understand the development of China’s maritime southeast in late Imperial times, these linked essays by a senior scholar challenge the usual readings of Chinese ...
    • Soens, Tim (2009)
      The Spade in de Dijk is the first synthesis on the organisation of water management in Coastal Flanders during the later Middle Ages. Based on the unique archival evidence produced by local water boards (wateringen), large ...
    • Lomas Consuelo López-Morillas, Manuel (2019)
      In Governing the Galleys, Manuel Lomas analyses the political, legal and economic impact of the development of the Spanish Navy in the Early Modern Mediterranean (sixteenth - seventeenth centuries). Readership: All interested ...
    • Guimerá, Augustin; Harding, Richard (2017)
      The naval leader has taken centre stage in traditional naval histories. However, while the historical narrative has been fairly consistent the development of various navies has been accompanied by assumptions, challenges ...
    • Jangoux, Michel; Battesti, Michèle; Bérenger, Jean; Bréelle, Dany; Chappey, Jean-Luc; Desmet, Viviane; Durand, Frédéric; Fornasiero, Jean; Jouanin, Christian; Lamy, Gabriela; Mayer, Wolf; Métivier, Bernard; Moureau, François; Oliver, José M.; Pluchet, Régis; Postiau, Paul; Rivas, Michèle; Sankey, Margaret; Starbuck, Nicole; Wanquet, Claude; West-Sooby, John (2010)
      Originaire de l’île de Ré, Nicolas Baudin (1754-1803) est un fameux navigateur-explorateur français. Ce volume part à la quête des différentes étapes de son périple. Après un court passage dans l’armée navale à la fin des ...
    • Heebøll-Holm, Thomas (2013-01-01)
      In Ports, Piracy, and Maritime War Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm presents a study of maritime predation in English and French waters around the year 1300. Following Cicero, pirates have traditionally been cast as especially ...
    • Lennerfors, Thomas Taro; Birch, Peter (2019)
      Snow in the Tropics offers the first comprehensive history of the independent reefer operators, companies that are dedicated to transport refrigerated products by ship, from the early 20th century to the present. Readership: ...
    • McCorristine, Shane (2018)
      Visitors to the Arctic enter places that have been traditionally imagined as otherworldly. This strangeness fascinated audiences in nineteenth-century Britain when the idea of the heroic explorer voyaging through unmapped ...