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Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Steven R. Schwankert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Royal Navy submarine HMS Poseidon sank in collision with a freighter during routine exercises in 1931 off the Chinese coast. Thirty of its fifty-six-man crew scrambled out of the hatches as it went ... More


Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy concerns what it is that distinguishes the pirate in the archaeological record. It is not so much a history as it is an anthropology of piracy. It is the ... More


Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Roger C. Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Florida’s Lost Galleon tells the story of the Emanuel Point Shipwreck, recounting its discovery and our subsequent archival and archaeological investigations, analysis of recovered materials, and ... More


New Discoveries: Epilogue

Gregory D. Cook, John R. Bratten, and John E. Worth

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Emanuel Point Shipwreck helped to persuade the University of West Florida to begin a program of maritime archaeology. Those students ultimately continued the survey of Pensacola Bay, finding ... More


Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Steve Mentz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shipwreck sinks human ambitions into the global ocean. In the wet chaos of disaster, sailors and writers seek temporary stability amid dynamic change. The vast archive of early modern representations ... More


The destruction of art

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter one surveys examples from news articles, books, and exhibitions that take the destruction of art as their starting point, and attempts to gather these approaches and accounts as a framework ... More


The End of the Kingdom

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

in The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In what became controversially known as the “Ryukyu Shobun,” the new Meiji government gradually took over Ryukyu, starting by using a massacre of Ryukyuan sailors in Taiwan as a pretext to claim ... More


A Search Begins

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author found a submarine using Google. Against a gray background, a sepia-toned photo of a submarine emerged. Small, bold-faced letters identified the boat: “HMS Poseidon.” The photo shows ... More


On Eternal Patrol

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

The sinking of HMS Poseidon was a tragedy that cost the lives of brave submariners and their Chinese assistants. They died in a freak accident, thousands of miles from home. Their burial was at sea, ... More


Katherine Sutton

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek

in Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter comprises an introduction to the conversion narrative and prophecies of Katherine Sutton, selected reading, and extracts from her only published work, A Christian Womans Experiences of ... More


Nautical Archaeology of a Shipwreck: The Ship’s Architecture

James D. Spirek and Joseph Cozzi

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the well-preserved lower hull of the Emanuel Point Shipwreck during two campaigns of methodical excavation. We investigate and study the ship’s central mainmast and pump well; ... More


Pensacola’s Public Participation: Outreach and Engagement

Della A. Scott-Ireton (ed.)

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Emanuel Point Shipwreck became a household topic of discussion in Pensacola and surrounding communities due to a public-oriented project that welcomed volunteers, student interns, and visiting ... More


What We Learned: Conclusions

John R. Bratten, Joseph Cozzi, Della A. Scott-Ireton, Roger C. Smith, James D. Spirek, and John E. Worth

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Based on field, laboratory, and archival research, discoveries made at the shipwreck systematically told their stories, allowing the wrecked ship and its remains to be closely dated and identified as ... More


Artifacts That Talk Like Pirates: Jolly Roger Iconography and Archaeological Sites

Kenneth J. Kinkor

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In recent decades, the historiography of piracy has focussed on how pirates have acted as sub-cultures within larger social units. This is reflected, in part, by their use of symbols, such as the ... More


Recognizing a Pirate Shipwreck without the Skull and Crossbones

Courtney Page and Charles R. Ewen

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Many of the things that create the image of piracy do not preserve well in the archaeological environment. Piracy as an illegal act and as a physical activity, is difficult behavior to detect in a ... More


Oceanic Historiography: The American Dimension

William Henry Flayhart m

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay lists and analyses vital works concerning American Oceanic history in order to encourage the continued research and publication of American maritime history. Works discussed include those ... More


The Wet and the Dry: Shipwreck Hermeneutics

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter lays out the critical different between “wet” or oceanic modes of representation on the one hand, and “dry” or terrestrial ones on the other. Shipwreck texts present maximally wet ... More


Angry Gods: Theologies of the Ocean

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In classical epic, the cause of the disaster is vengeful Poseidon or angry Juno. In religious tales, it is wrathful God. In both cases divine anger rules the waves. Early modern theologies of ... More


Isle of Tempests: Bermuda in the Early Modern Imagination

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The case of Bermuda, England’s second-oldest and most isolated Atlantic colony, shadows changing understanding of the ocean in the early modern English imagination. From the colony’s shipwreck ... More


Metis: Jeremy Roch

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first of two chapters considering seventeenth-century sailors’ diaries takes up the story of Jeremy Roch, an officer in the Royal Navy. His combination of seamanship, bravery, egotism, and poetic ... More


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