The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History (set of 4 volume)

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Here is an encyclopedia of maritime history that, in scope and depth, rivals the expansiveness of the sea itself. The Encyclopedia covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to Viking sea-raiders, from Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars to the voyages of Cheng Ho, from the European conquerors of the New World to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. Placing maritime affairs in their larger historical context, the Encyclopedia shows how seafaring has both reflected and influenced the major economic, cultural, military, and political developments in world history.


In four volumes and nearly 1,000 signed articles by an international group of historians and naval officers, the Encyclopedia offers a uniquely integrated approach, emphasizing the connections between maritime history and many related fields, including naval history, shipbuilding, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce and economics, exploration and maritime geography, oceanography and hydrology, and international maritime law. In so doing, the Encyclopedia provides, in a single reference work, a wealth of information that can otherwise be found only with the help of an extensive library.


Alphabetical organization, intelligible writing, plentiful illustrations, cross-references, bibliographies, a synoptic outline, and topical index all make The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History an inviting, easy-to-use reference for researchers and enthusiasts alike.

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John B. Hattendorf is the Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History and Chairman, Maritime History Department, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He holds degrees in history from Kenyon College, Brown University, and the University of Oxford. He has been awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters and the Caird Medal of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Hattendorf currently serves as President of the North American Society for Oceanic History.

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"With the publication of this encyclopedia, maritime history can be said to have come of age. Editor Hattendorf presents a range of historical themes and information in a readily accessible summary form for use by both the general public and scholars. Hattendorf has produced a historical tour de force for maritime history that will long stand as the definitive work encompassing depth, variety, and international perspective. Essential."--H.N.Boyer, CHOICE


"An excellent companion to more traditional naval warfare or nautical encyclopedias....The only A-Z resource on maritime history is bound to become a standard subject reference and is recommended for academic libararies."--Booklist


"A magisterial work....as encyclopedic as you could possibly hope for. The eclectic subject matter is admirable....[P]ick any page here and there is something to grab the attention. Once you start delving it is devilishly difficult to stop. For the true nautical buff...this is an indispensable reference work."--Navy News


"Unique and fills a real void in the literature....To be honest, there is nothing else quite like it in terms of scope and diversity of coverage."--Against the Grain


"An absolutely superlative encyclopedia....[I]ts multidisciplinary coverage will appeal to students interested in the history of art, economics, environmental policy, international trade, literature, science, law, the military, and engineering....It is one of the finest reference works this librarian has ever seen and is highly recommended."--American Reference Books Annual


"The articles, written by an international body of contributors, can be understood by the general reader and yet are worthy of scholarly research."--American Libraries


"This resource offers more information on maritime subjects and topics than other works on the subject....Most suitable for large public, academic, and research libraries."--Library Journal


"Astounding variety of entires....succinctly written and feature detailed analysis of trends and developments in their respective subjects....This is an absolutely superlative encyclopedia that belongs in any library desirous of having quality maritime, shipping, and naval historical collections. Despite being a historical encyclopedia, its multidisciplinary coverage will appeal to students itnerested in the history of art, economics, environmental policy, international trade, literature, science, law, the military, and engineering....It is one of the finest reference works this librarian has ever seen and is highly recommended."--American Reference Books Annual


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