Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea' is an enchanting memoir written by Richard Henry Dana, Jr., an American lawyer, and author. The book provides a vivid and firsthand account of Dana's experiences as a common sailor aboard a merchant ship during the early 19th century. Furthermore, the book offers valuable insights into the social and economic conditions of the time, highlighting the labor exploitation faced by sailors and the power dynamics aboard ships. Dana's observations on the natural world and the maritime landscapes add depth to the narrative, painting a vivid picture of the awe-inspiring yet perilous environments he traverses. This book is not only a gripping adventure tale but also a significant historical document that sheds light on the realities of maritime life and the hardships endured by seafarers. It remains a timeless classic, captivating readers with its rich storytelling and providing a unique perspective on the maritime history of the United States.
Generi Storia e Biografie » Carte e Atlanti storici » Biografie Diari e Memorie » Memorie , Romanzi e Letterature » Diari, Lettere, Memorie » Scritti di viaggio , Guide turistiche e Viaggi » Letteratura di viaggio
Editore Double 9 Books
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9789358593624 9789358593624
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