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North Atlantic Lighthouses
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Jean Guichard, Ken Trethewey
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-18 - Publisher: Flammarion

"The rapid development of ocean navigation and deep-sea fishing in the nineteenth century led to a dramatic rise in shipwrecks. Tens of thousands of sailors disappeared over the course of the century. The great nations that border the North Atlantic found a technological answer to this human disaster: they developed
Lighthouse Mysteries of the North Atlantic
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Robert Ellis Cahill
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Old Saltbox Publishing Company

The lighthouse keeper lived a lonely, isolated life and sometimes it would become quite adventurous, if not frightening. It was the storm that kept the keepers on the edge of their seats, and all lighthouses were erected where the waters are most tre
A Directory for the North Atlantic Ocean, Comprising Instructions, General and Particular, for Its Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 1005
Authors: Alexander George Findlay
Categories: Pilot guides
Type: BOOK - Published: 1895 - Publisher:

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From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Veronica Strang, Tim Edensor, Joanna Puckering
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-27 - Publisher: Routledge

What is a lighthouse? What does it mean? What does it do? This book shows how exchanging knowledge across disciplinary boundaries can transform our thinking. Adopting an unconventional structure, this book involves the reader in a multivocal conversation between scholars, poets and artists. Seen through their individual perspectives, lighthouses appear
The Keepers
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Ken Trethewey
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02 - Publisher:

A historical novel based upon the adventures of a family of lighthouse keepers in England in the 18th century.