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Dana, Richard Henry Jr 1815-1882

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Works: 448 works in 1,974 publications in 7 languages and 36,357 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Terminology  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: G540, 910.45
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Two years before the mast by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

314 editions published between 1834 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author 'shipped out of Boston in 1834 on the "Pilgrim" and sailed around the Horn to California on a hide-trading expedition. The book is based on the journal he kept during the voyage. Horrified by the brutal captain's mistreatment of the sailors, and shocked by their lack of redress, Dana wrote with a burning indignation that did much to rouse the public to the mariners' plight.'" Benet's Reader's Ency of Am Lit
Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

263 editions published between 1414 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life at sea in the 1830's from the viewpoint of a common sailor in the American merchant service
Two years before the mast : and Twenty-four years after by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

53 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834 and published in 1840. While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles which affected his vision. Thinking it might help his sight, Dana, rather than going on a Grand Tour as most of his fellow classmates traditionally did (and unable to afford it anyway) and being something of a non-conformist, left Harvard to enlist as a common sailor on a voyage around Cape Horn on the brig Pilgrim. He returned to Massachusetts two years later aboard the Alert (which left California sooner than the Pilgrim). He kept a diary throughout the voyage, and, after returning, he wrote a recognized American classic, Two Years Before the Mast, published in 1840, the same year of his admission to the bar
Elements of international law by Henry Wheaton( Book )

48 editions published between 1866 and 2000 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years before the mast : a personal narrative by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

107 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most engaging and lasting stories about life aboard ship ever written
Youth's companion by Massachusetts. - Youth's Companion P.P. - Boston( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the pages of the magazine first published in 1827
To Cuba and back : a vacation voyage by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

32 editions published between 1859 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Cuba and back by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In To Cuba and back, an account of what he called a "vacation voyage" in 1859, Dana tells of touring Havana and a sugar plantation; attending a bullfight; visiting churches, hospitals, schools, and prisons; and investigating the impact on Cuban society of slavery and autocratic Spanish rule
The seaman's friend : containing a treatise on practical seamanship, with plates, a dictionary of sea terms, customs and usages of the merchant service, laws relating to the practical duties of master and mariners by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

47 editions published between 1841 and 2014 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare glimpse into the day-to-day shipboard procedures of the 19th-century. The author of Two Years Before the Mast outlines practical aspects of seamanship such as setting sails and tying knots as well as the roles and duties of each crew member. Includes a glossary of sea terms
Two years before the mast; a personal narrative of life at sea by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882) of Boston left his studies at Harvard in 1834 in the hope that a sea voyage would aid his failing eyesight. He shipped out of Boston as a common seaman on board the brig Pilgrim bound for the Pacific, and returned to Massachusetts two years later. Completing his education, Dana became a leader of the American bar, an expert on maritime law, and a life-long advocate of the rights of the merchant seamen he had come to know on the Pilgrim and other vessels. Two years before the mast (1911) is based on the diary Dana kept while at sea. First published in 1841, it is one of America's most famous accounts of life at sea. It contains a rare and detailed account of life on the California coast a decade before the Gold Rush revolutionized the region's culture and society. Dana chronicles stops at the ports of Monterey, San Pedro, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Clara. He describes the lives of sailors in the ports and their work of hide-curing on the beaches, and he gives close attention to the daily life of the peoples of California: Hispanic, Native American, and European
Lectures on art and poems by Washington Allston( Book )

25 editions published between 1850 and 1996 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years before the mast by Richard Henry Dana( )

35 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a vivid and detailed account ... of a common sailor's wretched treatment at sea, and a way of life virtually unknown at that time."--Container
Lectures read to the seniors in Harvard College by Edward Tyrrel Channing( Book )

18 editions published between 1856 and 2000 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes lectures by Channing from 1819-1852
Richard Henry Dana, Jr. : speeches in stirring times, and letters to a son by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

12 editions published between 1910 and 1990 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address upon the life and services of Edward Everett : delivered before the municipal authorities and citizens of Cambridge, February 22, 1865 by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

13 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks of Richard H. Dana, Jr., Esq. before the Committee on Federal Relations : on the proposed removal of Edward G. Loring, Esq. from the office of judge of probate, March 5, 1855 by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

23 editions published between 1855 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oration at Lexington, April 19, 1875 by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

9 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usury laws : speech of Richard H. Dana, Jr., in the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, February 14, 1867, on the repeal of the usury laws by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

5 editions published between 1867 and 1875 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speeches in stirring times ; and, Letters to a son by Richard Henry Dana( Book )

7 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea
Alternative Names
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Дана, Ричард Генри

Дана, Ричард Генри, 1815-1882

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English (1,235)

German (11)

French (4)

Swedish (1)

Thai (1)

Russian (1)

Norwegian (1)

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Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at seaTwo years before the mast : and Twenty-four years afterTwo years before the mast : a personal narrativeThe seaman's friend : containing a treatise on practical seamanship, with plates, a dictionary of sea terms, customs and usages of the merchant service, laws relating to the practical duties of master and marinersLectures on art and poemsTwo years before the mastTwo years before the mast and other voyages