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Seafaring Women

Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors" Wives

by David Cordingly

  • 369 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7427525M
ISBN 100375758720
ISBN 109780375758720

  The captain is dead, and the crew has deserted, but the captain’s staunch widow believes there are always options. It’s Australia, and Alice Packard is alone. With the captain dead in Melbourne, Alice thinks the worst has happened, until she learns the crew has deserted her husband’s ship in favor of the goldfields. Only [ ]. For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail. Some traveled as the wives o.

Seafaring Women is a broadsheet newspaper on the subject of female sailors, and is part of the project The Hidden Things in Plain Sight: Female Sailors and Stowaways conceived by Anastasia Palamarchuk & Rebecca Sittler, that looks at gender roles and the stigma of being female in a male dominated society.. Seafaring Women features content sourced from 19th/20th century . This book, written by pirate expert Cordingly, covers all aspects of women and the sea- girls who sailed disguised as boys, female pirates, the lives of prostitutes in port towns and the wives of sailors and ship captains. There are many women here that I had never heard of, and I've read lots on pirate and sea history.3/5(5).

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Considering the title of the book is "Seafaring Women", I expected the book to be about women who were at sea. The first chapter is about prostitutes (though, to be totally fair, there was a passing mention of a floating brothel, so /5(19).

I read this book under the title Women Sailors and Sailors' Women, which I found to be an apt description of the content. Those who read it as Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives are liable to be disappointed, This is a well-researched and interesting book, which I recommend with a few reservations/5.

Seafaring Women book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Discusses women at sea throughout history in both feminine and mascu /5. Considering the title of the book is "Seafaring Women", I expected the book to be about women who were at sea.

The first chapter is about prostitutes (though, to be totally fair, there was a passing mention of a floating brothel, so those women were *technically* on the water).Reviews: About Seafaring Women.

For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail.

Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen. The Seafaring Women of the Vera B (Hearts of Oak Book 1) - Kindle edition by Davis, Susan Page, Davis, James S.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Seafaring Women of the Vera B (Hearts of Oak Book 1).4/5(37).

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 4/5(37). Editorial Reviews. This is a book to inform, stimulate, and amuse—an irresistible diversion.” —Baltimore Sun One of the best books of * “A valuable addition to nautical literature and a useful contribution to the study of women’s history.[Cordingly’s] book leaves no doubt that women have played a far larger role in the nautical life than is commonly understood.”/5(4).

Seafaring was wearisome, but the tedium made moments of joy and pain stand out. On DecemVeeder wrote that her daughter Mary, also on the voyage, “is 11 months old has 7 teeth Author: Kyle Hoekstra. Iron Men, Wooden Women: Gender and Seafaring in the Atlantic World, (Gender Relations in the American Experience) by Margaret S.

Creighton and Lisa Norling | May 1, out of 5 stars 2. For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail.

Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen. And Cordingly has unearthed stories of a number of 3/5(6).

The Seafaring Women of the Vera B was written by Susan Page Davis and James S. Davis. This is the first book Ive read by them, but doubt it will be my last. Im actually giving this book a 3 ½ star because its more than just an okay book, but it just doesnt get to the 4 star realm for me/5.

An exploration of the many roles women have played as they have gone to sea from ancient times to the present. In Seafaring Women, Linda Grant De Pauw brings to life scores of little known but fascinating mariners, from the twelfth century pirate princess Alvida of Sweden to Lieutenant Junior Grade Beverly Kelly, first woman ever to command a U.S.

Coast Guard Author: Linda Grant De Pauw. Buy a cheap copy of Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate book by David Cordingly. For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly 5/5(5).

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Seafaring Women Finalist, National Book Awards for Children's Books - Nonfiction. Women on the waterfront --The sailors' farewell --Ann Parker and the mutiny at the Nore --Female sailors: fact and fiction --Hannah Snell, Mary Anne Talbot, and the female pirates --Wives in warships --Seafaring heroines --Whaling wives --Men without women --Women and water, sirens and mermaids --A wife in every port --Two naval heroes and.

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