Adventurers Afloat: A Nautical Bibliography
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BeschreibungA comprehensive guide to books in English recounting the adventures of amateur sailors upon the waters of the world.
PortraitErnest W. Toy, Jr. (MS, Usc; MA, UCLA) is University Librarian and Associate Professor of History Emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, where he teaches courses in modern British history and Western civilization. He spent several years at sea as a destroyer watch officer and navigator and has built and sailed small craft.
Pressestimmen...a very useful evaluative bibliography that will help sailors, even those who never leave their armchairs, navigate the English-language boating literature. Wilson Library Bulletin Recommended for libraries catering to patrons with an interest in sailing, its history and technology; as a selection tool for related reading; and for yacht clubs with libraries. It is ideally suited to the interested amateur sailor, armchair adventurer, or practical sailor. Preview The book's scope is impressive. The author has something here for almost any boating enthusiast... Reference Quarterly This will be a definitive bibliography for years to come American Reference Books Annual ...a useful guide... CHOICE
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1989
Seitenanzahl: 1193 Seiten