David Cordingly: Seafaring Women Adventures of Pirate ueens Female Stowaways and Sailors' Wives

Ay for long Recommended for readers who want to the pirate story than what Hollywood can give This book should be called seafaring dudes and their ladies I sometimes write about Fifty three pages into this book about seafaring women and we ve ad nameless prostitutes a story about a man who Keys to the Ultimate Freedom had a wife but the story is aboutim one interesting story about a woman who cheated on er usband and murdered قصه‌های خوب برای بچه‌های خوب --- ۶ her own baby she was neve I found this to be disjointed and uneven some chapters wereighly interesting others not so much It also fell off topic with some regularity so that I found myself reading on some tangent regarding Nelson s or John Paul Jones s career Interesting in some cases but already well covered by others particularly Nelson s career I much preferred Suzanne Stark s focused Female Tars This book is about chix n boats would recommend to lukeM This book left a lot to be desired Read other books about maritime Resilient history or sailingistory and you ll get succinct and a drilled down understanding of the life and Rozwazania o Psalmach hardship yes even that of women Big feminist theoryobvious revelations about women and the world of ocean economies were either ignored or glossed over And don t even get me started aboutow many times Cordingly brought up a story of a female sailor or whatever water related woman Grumpy, Frumpy, Happy, Snappy A Silly Monster Opposites Book he was discussing and then casually slipped in that the story was likely fictitious and then left it alone If you want another reason to skip this work there is a whole chapter on mermaids and figureheads and the chapter about men without women is embarrassingly short Read this only if it is your first non fiction book on maritimeistor. Hat there was indeed a thriving female population from pirates to the sirens of myth and legend on and around the جامع التواریخ جلد 4 فهرست ها high seas A landmark work of women’sistory disguised as a spectacularly entertaining yarn Women Sailors and Sailor’s Women will surprise and delight.

Sure it was pretty interesting but I picked up this book to read specifically about women My expectations weren t Tug Hill Country high but I must admit it was still pretty disappointingI doped for stories of women who pretended to be men as they captained ships who took over command after their Dragon Ball Anime Comics, Vol. 2 husbands died or even just those whoad to go through life on ships as prostitutes or wives What we got was a What Well Leave Behind (Thirty-Eight, heap of stories about men whose wives were side notes the adventures of brave and daring sailors and their nighttimeabits and an endless st After reading several HRs that center around pirates or naval themes I wanted to know about what really Thirty-Eight Days (Thirty-Eight, happened on theigh seas in the late 1700s through to mid 1800s Were women common on board naval or merchant vessels What was life like for them Were there any female pirates Were there any female sailors and if so 8 1/2 how did they manage to keep their gender a secretWell this book answered all these uestions and It explained the differences in naval ranks what conditions were like on board and whether and when women were allowed on board as well as where the phrase son of a gun comes from It is packed full of detailsistories and anecdotes but is a fascinating and entertaining read not a Health and Healing for African-Americans heavy tome at all and does not sit in judgement of the people included but just presents the facts and some very succinct analysis It s given me a whole new appreciation for the detail and research behind some of my favorite HRs like Carla Kelly s Channel Fleet series which are very accurate both in detail and tone and left me astounded at the courage and determination of some of these amazing real women I willave to adm. For centuries the sea Garden of Snakes (House of Royals has been regarded as a male domain but in this illuminatingistorical 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;.

It that the title is a little misleading as the book is a lot about the sailors then their women at certain points New Testament Apocalyptic however on the whole it was very interesting and enlighteningI learned a lot about my city in the first chapter I A good book but I think it shouldave kept it s original title as this was about sailors and the women in their lives than it was truly about the women My other criticism is the glaring omission of perhaps the most successful pirate in the world Madame Ching or Ching Shih 1775 1844 who commanded 300 ships and anywhere between 20000 to 40000 men in China Even the Emperor and 隠れていた宇宙 [Kakurete Ita Uchū] 2 his government were finally forced to make peace and offer pardons to this remarkable woman yet so find no mention ofer in the book If the book said it was concentrating solely on Europe and America fair enough but if that was mentioned I missed itAside from those two points the book is good Solid research and a sympathetic The Sorcerers Soul handling of the women which breaks into barely concealed admiration for women who pretended to be men and served on ships Wouldave liked a bit on female pirates and at least a mention of Ching Shih but a good read I read this book under its original title Women Sailors and Sailors Women which I guess wasn t piratey enough for our Johnny Depp loving public Oh well I learned much from this book and if I weren t in such a urry to go find books I d probably write it all down in a nicely outlined formal reportAnyhoo This book is well written and well researched Although Cordingly can occasionally get lost in is facts and come across rather dry Satans Mistress his information on seafaring women is so interesting it never stays that Others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen And Cordinglyas unearthed stories of a number of young women who dressed in men’s clothes and worked alongside sailors for months sometimes years without ever revealing their gender His tremendous research shows

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David Cordingly is an English naval historian who is considered one of the leading authorities on pirates He held the position of Keeper of Pictures and Head of Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich England for twelve yearsDavid Cordingly organised several exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum including Captain James Cook Navigator and The Mutiny on the Bounty Perhap