History, Maritime History & Piracy
Historic Shipwrecks of the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia
by Jacques Marc and Warren Oliver Bush
British Columbia’s rugged Southern Gulf Islands enticed many pioneers, explorers, colonists, miners, and adventurers in the mid 19th century. Fog, wind, strong currents and the lack of aids to navigation made navigating these striking and ...
Voices from the Lower Deck
Folklore and Folkways of the Sea by Monique Layton
Voices from the Lower Deck examines the role of folklore as the instrument of integration and bonding for the ordinary seafarer during the Age of Sail. Mainly based on contemporary sailors narratives and historical and folkloric texts, the book ...