Maritime history

    Scottish Lighthouse Pioneers: Travels with the Stevensons in Orkney and Shetland

    By Paul A. Lynn

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    This is a personal story about some of the most famous engineers Scotland has ever produced and places the lives and work of the world-famous Stevenson lighthouse engineers in their social and historical context. It draws on eye witness accounts from Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Stain in the Blood

    By Joe Moshenska

    Paperback £8.45

    His journey - encompassing fevers, mutiny, piracy, daring rescues and heroic sea battles - is a great and terribly overlooked adventure, and a prism through which to view England, and all of Europe, during one of the most pivotal periods in its history.

    The Battleship Vittorio Veneto

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    Japanese Aircraft Carrier Akagi

    By Stefan Draminski

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    The vessel, which was to become the most famous Japanese aircraft carrier and the symbol of the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy aviation was initially built as a battlecruiser. Only as the result of the resolutions of the Washington Naval Treaty the Akagi "Red Castle", the name of a...

    British Aircraft Carrier HMS Ark Royal

    By Witold Koszela

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    The German Aircraft Carrier Graf Zeppelin

    By Carlo Cestra

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    Japanese Battleship Nagato

    By Dmitry Mironov

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    The Italian Heavy Cruiser Pola

    By Carlo Cestra

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    Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

    By Jim Bennett

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    Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that have enabled the accurate measurement of position and setting of directions in the oceans.

    Warship Anne

    By Richard Endsor

    Hardback £17.46

    The illustrated history of a seventeenth century warship.

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