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Women Sailors and Sailors" Women

An Untold Maritime History

by David Cordingly

  • 108 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Women and the sea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages604
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9853008M
    ISBN 100786235241
    ISBN 109780786235247

    Although women have served on Navy ships for more than 15 years, the Eisenhower is the first combat ship to send women to sea. There are women and 4, men aboard, including nine female. Women Sailors discusses the roles of the so-called "fair sex" on land and water, including how sexual relations of the legal and illegal varieties allowed them to circulate where popular ideas say they were unwilling or unable to go. The book’s success is in no small part attributable to the author’s exhaustive use of first-source material.

    A "Jonah" is a long-established expression among sailors, meaning a person (either a sailor or a passenger) who is bad luck, which is based on the Biblical prophet Jonah. Clergymen are considered bad luck, as they are all of Jonah's ilk. Redheads and women are also to . On 21st April , a young woman sailor docked her ship Mazurek, a Conrad 32 built in Poland, becoming the first female sailor to have single-handedly circumnavigated the earth. Poland's Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, a shipbuilding engineer and yachting sea Author: Daria Blackwell.

      So it is no surprise to read, in David Cordingly's "Women Sailors and Sailors' Women," (Random House, $, pages) that in the heyday of British sail, women . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cordingly, David. Women sailors and sailors' women. Thorndike, Me.: Thorndike Press, © (OCoLC)


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