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Please find below the Call For Papers for a conference on 'Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea' to be held at the National Maritime Museum on April 26-27, 2019. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is May 15, 2018. I’d be grateful if you could forward this to anyone who might be interested.
Call for papers:
-in the sailing of the ships through the ocean for the profit of mankind – Surah 2:164
The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art
Dear H-Maritime members,
Thank you very much for your replies to my query regarding logbooks for British and American ships. Your suggestions have been more than helpful!
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My name is Isacar Bolaños, and I am a doctoral candidate at Ohio State University, where I study the environmental history of the Middle East.
I am writing to ask whether anyone on H-Martime knows where I might be able to find logbooks for British and American merchant ships that travelled to the Persian Gulf (as far up as Basra, if possible) during the 19th century. I am also wondering if anyone knows of any books or articles that might mention the names of such merchant ships, since knowing the names may help me in finding specific logbooks, too.