The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1852

The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1852

by Cambridge University Press

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Overview

The Nautical Magazine first appeared in 1832, and was published monthly well into the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects, including navigation, meteorology, technology and safety. An important resource for maritime historians, it also includes reports on military and scientific expeditions and on current affairs. The 1852 volume is dominated by Arctic matters, particularly the long-running searches for the Franklin expedition. It includes a serialised journal of a voyage to China and a glowing review of Robert Fortune's Journey to the Tea Countries of China (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection). A long-running serial, 'Shakings from Smyrna', contains an eclectic mix of information about Turkey. Piracy, slavery and shipwrecks also feature, as do the Great Exhibition, an assessment of the first year of operation of the Mercantile Marine Act and the docks, collieries, and shipbuilding industry of North-East England.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108054447
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - The Nautical Magazine
Pages: 726
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Index of contents of volume for 1852; 1. January 1852; 2. February 1852; 3. March 1852; 4. April 1852; 5. May 1852; 6. June 1852; 7. July 1852; 8. August 1852; 9. September 1852; 10. October 1852; 11. November 1852; 12. December 1852; Plates.

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