January 2008} for the ms Ryndam cruise [January 6, 2008 to January 23, 2008:  San Diego to Bora Bora]


Dr. Charles F. Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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

530-898-6220 [Office: Butte 202]; 530-898-6192 [Department: Butte 311]; 530-898-6143 [FAX]

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BELOW you have some references that might be of some value to you for future reading; please note that they all come from a large item entitled “Various Pacific References” available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/PacificReferences.html.



Caroline Alexander, 2003, The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty (NY: Viking). [Self-evident from title.]


Laurence Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (NY: W. Morrow). [Self-evident from title.]


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). [Self-evident from title.] [This item, combined with Sobel 1995, provides excellent background for the problems of the navigators of the times.]


John Costello, 1981, The Pacific War 1941-1945 (NY: HarperCollins). [Self-evident from title.]


Edwin N. Ferdon, 1981, Early Tahiti As The Explorers Saw It 1767-1797 (Tuscon: The University of Arizona Press). [Self-evident from title.]


Carroll V. Glines, 1991, The Doolittle Raid: America's Daring First Strike Against Japan (Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military/Aviation History). [Self-evident from title: deals with the bombing of Japan on April 18, 1942].


Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon [Editors], 1993, The Pearl Harbor Papers: Inside the Japanese Plans (Dulles, CA: Brassey's). [Self-evident from title.]


Tony Horowitz, 2002, Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before (NY: Henry Holt and Company). [Self-evident from title.]


Gavin Menzies, 2002, 1421: The Year China Discovered America (Transworld Publishers).  [Self-evident from title and a fascinating and controversial book!] 


James A. Michener, 1947, Tales of the South Pacific (Macmillan Edition). [Self-evident from title: Pulitzer Prize winner in 1948.]


Douglas L. Oliver, 1989, The Pacific Islands (Third Edition). (Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii). [Self-evident from title.]


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


Dana Sobel, 1995, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (NY: Penguin Books). [Self-evident from title.] [This item, combined with Brown 2003, provides excellent background for the problems of the navigators of the times.]


David Stanley, 2004, Moon Handbooks: South Pacific, Eighth Edition (Emeryville, CA: Avalon Travel Publishing). [Self-evident from title.]


David Stanley, 2007, Moon Handbooks: Tahiti, Sixth Edition (Emeryville, CA: Avalon Travel Publishing). [Self-evident from title.]


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