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New in the Library! December 2015.

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The Library is adding new books, whether by donation or purchase. Do you have a particular interest? Please call or email your request.

Library's new books.

6 New Books in the Library.

New in the Library! February 2014

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New Books increase the Library’s collections on the 19th history of slave ships and the 20th century history of African Americans in the military:

Book cover Captain "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy… / Dennis Nobel and Truman Strobridge

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy: From American Slave to Artic Hero / Dennis Noble and Truman Strobridge. Published by University Press of Florida, 2009.

Book cover of The Empire of Necessity by Greg Grandin

The Empire of Necessity by Greg Grandin

The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Decpetion in the New World / Greg Grandin. Published by Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt, 2014.

More new books in the Library.

New in the Library, December 2015.

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Nearly two centuries of history and biography are the subjects of new books in the Library. More details about these books can be seen in our online catalog at or on our Blog, Adventures of Maritime History.