Queen Elizabeth Q203-3 Reading List}  San Francisco to Sydney, Australia (4 February-> 28 February 2012)


Dr. Charlie Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

California State University, Chico / Chico, California 95929-0400

email:  csurbanowicz@gmail.com or curbanowicz@csuchico.edu


 For a lengthier list of references, please see:  http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/CruiseReferences.html


Also note:  this brief reading list is available at:



Laurence Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (Harper).

Trevor Bentley, 1999, Pakeha Maori:  The Extraordinary Story of the Europeans who lived as Maori in Early New Zealand (Penguin Books).

James Bradley, 2010, The Imperial Cruise:  A Secret History of Empire and War (Little Brown).

Stephen H. Brown, 2003, Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail (NY: St. Martin's Press).

John Costello, 1981, The Pacific War 1941-1945 (NY: HarperCollins).

John Crawford, 2000, Kia Kaha:  New Zealand in the Second World War (Oxford University Press).

David Hill, 2008, 1778 The Brutal Truth Of The First Fleet:  The Biggest Single Overseas Migration The World Had Ever Seen  (Australia:  William Heinemann).

Douglas Lockwood, 1966, Australia's Pearl Harbor - Darwin 1942 [also published in 2005 as:  Australia under Attack:  The Bombing of Darwin-1942] (Cassell Australia Ltd in 1966 and New Holland Publishers in 2005).

Nathaniel Philbrick, 2003, Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery The U.S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842 (NY: Viking).

K. R. Howe [Editor], 2006, Vaka Moana:  Voyages of the Ancestors (University of Hawai'i Press).

Ienaga Saburo, 1968 [1978 English translation], The Pacific War, 1931-1945: A Critical Perspective on Japan's Role in World War II (NY: Pantheon Books).

Dana Sobel, 1995, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (NY: Penguin Books).

Peter Thompson, 2008, Pacific Fury:  How Australia and her Allies Defeated the Japanese (Australia:  William Heinemann).

C. F. Urbanowicz, 1991, Prelude to Pearl Harbor:  Operation Hawai'i. http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/OperationHawaii.pdf.

C. F. Urbanowicz, 2004, Mapping the Islands of the Pacific:  Islanders and Others (Including Cook and Darwin).  http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/PacificWAMLApril2004.html.

C. F. Urbanowicz, 2005, World War II Ends.  http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/WorldWarIIEnds2005.html.

Matthew Wright, 2003,  Pacific War:  New Zealand and Japan 1941-1945 (Auckland:  Reed Publishing).

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