Star Princess Reading List}  October 22->November 5, 2012:

San Francisco to Hawai'i (and return)


Dr. Charlie Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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

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

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).

Penny Colman, 1995, Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II (NY: Crown).

Len Deighton, 1993, Blood, Tears And Folly:  An Objective Look At World War II (Harper-Collins).

Susan Greub et al., 2011, Gauguin Polynesia (Basel: Art Centre & Seattle Art Museum).

Max Hastings, 2011, Inferno:  The World At War, 1939-1945 (NY: A. A. Knopf).

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

Herb Kane, 1997, Ancient Hawai'i:  Words and Images  [by H.K. Kane] (Hawai'i:  The Kawainui Press).

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

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).

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 1991, Prelude to Pearl Harbor:  Operation Hawai'i.

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2004, Mapping the Islands of the Pacific:  Islanders and Others (Including Cook and Darwin).

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2005, World War II Ends.

Nicholas A. Veronico, 2007, World War II Shipyards By The Bay (Arcadia Publishing).

Robert K. Wilcox, 1985,  Japan's Secret War (NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc.).

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