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  • "Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring?A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." ? Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Blending history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, science and exposition, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • From Antiquity to modern times, the Atlantic has been the subject of myths and legends. The Atlantic by Paul Butel offers a global history of the ocean encompassing the exploits of adventurers, Vikings, explorers such as Christopher Columbus, emigrants, fishermen, and modern traders. The book also highlights the importance of the growth of ports...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • Our continued use of the combustion engine car in the 21st century, despite many rational arguments against it, makes it more and more difficult to imagine that transport has a sustainable future. Offering a sweeping transatlantic perspective, this book explains the current obsession with automobiles by delving deep into the motives of early car users....

    Publisher : Berghahn Books
    published : 2014
  • In 1861, at the outbreak of the civil war, the author was executive officer of the North Atlantic blockading squadron. He participated in the two attacks on Fort Fisher in the winter of 1864-65, was commissioned captain in July 1866, and was on special and sea service until 11 December 1877, when he was made rear-admiral and was placed on the retired...

    Publisher : Digital Scanning, Inc.
    published : 2001
  • A comprehensive history of the interactions and exchanges between Europe, Africa, and the Americas between 1400 and 1900.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2009
  • The true story of a German-Japanese scheme to turn much of America into a radioactive wasteland. In the early hours of June 24, 1944, U.S. Navy warplanes patrolling the Atlantic attacked a Japanese submarine known as the I-52 . But this was more than the sinking of one more enemy warship. It was an event of enormous strategic importance. For...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2006
  • In this fascinating inquiry into the African Diaspora, Caryl Phillips embarks on a soul-wrenching journey to the three major ports of the transatlantic slave trade. Juxtaposing stories of the past with his own present-day experiences, Phillips combines his remarkable skills as a travel essayist with an astute understanding of history. From an West...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • Atlantic history, with its emphasis on inter-regional developments that transcend national borders, has risen to prominence as a fruitful perspective through which to study the interconnections among Europe, North America, Latin America, and Africa. These original essays present a comprehensive and incisive look at how Atlantic history has been interpreted...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2008
  • A fascinating account of the trade patterns and consumption practices that arose following European colonisation of the Atlantic world.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2015
  • From the acclaimed author of Imagine Me Gone  and the Pulitzer Prize finalist You Are Not A Stranger Here , a stunning, masterful portrait of our modern gilded age.   At the heart of Union Atlantic lies a test of wills between a retired history teacher, Charlotte Graves?who has suddenly begun to hear her two dogs speaking to her in the voices...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2010