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The Dictionary of Nautical Literacy

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The Dictionary of Nautical Literacy is the first book to fully chart the culture of the sea--a comprehensive and thoroughly entertaining desk reference for all those with an interest in things nautical.

Robert McKenna avoids both the overly trivial and the overly familiar/5(6). The Dictionary of Nautical Literacy is the first book to chart the culture of the sea--a comprehensive and entertaining reference for all those with an interest in things nautical. More than 3, entries describe the ideas, events, and individuals that have shaped our maritime language, geography, commerce, warfare, law, literature, art, film Cited by: 2.

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He graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in and holds. Get this from a library. The dictionary of nautical literacy.

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More than 3, entries describe the ideas, events, and individuals that have shaped our maritime language, geography, commerce, warfare, law, literature, art, film Author: Robert Mckenna. The dictionary of nautical literacy.

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