Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-07 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
The international bestselling true story of an eighteenth-century sailor’s extraordinary voyages, compiled by the celebrated scientist and historian. In his many voyages, the Scottish-born sailor John Nicol twice circumnavigated the globe, visiting every inhabited continent while witnessing and participating in many of the greatest events of exploration and adventure in
A period memoir chronicles the adventures of Scottish Mariner John Nicol, an eighteenth-century swashbuckler and explorer who fought wars, tangled with pirates, traded with Indians, and twice circumnavigated the globe. Reprint.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-31 - Publisher: Springer
This is the first book to systematically integrate 'Jack Tar,' the common seaman, into the cultural history of modern Britain, treating him not as an occasional visitor from the ocean, but as an important part of national life.