Cover of book showing an artist's drawing of the burning of the Gaspee with two pulling boats in the foreground
Glenn S. Gordinier Williams College-Mystic Seaport Program in Maritime Studies
The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee: An Attack on Crown Rule Before the American Revolution. By Steven Park. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2016. 188 pp. ISBN 978-159416-267-1 (cloth $26.00).
Louis Arthur Norton, West Simsbury, CT
The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord, XXVII, No. 3 (July 2017) - the Canadian Nautical Research Society
Senator Whitehouse of Rhode Island referenced the book from a speech on the Senate floor.
The Burning of His Majesty’s Schooner Gaspee: An Attack on Crown Rule Before the American Revolution (Journal of the American Revolution Books) Hardcover. (Westholme Publishing, 2016) 246 pages.
Research Notes: The Hartford Convention of 1814-1815 and the Digital Humanities in Connecticut History, Vol. 52, No. 1 (Spring 2013).
Andrilik, Todd (author/editor). Reporting the Revolutionary War: An Unprecedented Look at Newspaper Coverage from America’s War of Independence (Sourcebooks, 2012). contributor.
Book Review of The Culture of Piracy, 1580-1630, Jowitt, Claire. (Ashgate Publishing Limited: Surrey, England, 2010) reviewed in The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, Spring 2011.
“Ports” entry in Encyclopedia of New England (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005).
Book Review of Lisa Norling, Captain Ahab had a Wife: New England Women and the Whalefishery, 1720-1870 in Connecticut History, Vol. 40, No. 2 (Fall, 2001).
“Good Havens!’ Confronting the Nineteenth-Century American Merchant Mariner with Domestic Ideals,” Maritime Mission Studies, 2 (Spring, 2000) 9-17.
“Bethels” entry in An Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and the Great Lakes, ed. Jill B. Gidmark (Greenwood Press, 2000).
“Verbeck, Guido Fridolin” entry in The American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).
“The Christian Herald and Seaman’s Magazine: Portraying the Mariner as the ‘Worthy’ Spiritually Poor,” Maritime Mission Studies, 2 (Autumn, 1995), 11-18.