Roy and Lesley Adkins

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Roy and Lesley Adkins

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Roy and Lesley Adkins are historians and archaeologists who live in Devon. They have written widely acclaimed books on social, naval and military history, including Jack Tar, Gibraltar, Trafalgar, The War for All the Oceans, Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England and When There Were Birds . They are Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries, Fellows of the Royal Historical Society and Members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

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Crank and Stiff Ships: The Impact of Ballast on Maritime Disasters

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Ballast: A Hidden History on How to Avoid Shipwreck

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‘What harm could one do?’: The Disastrous Result of Smoking at Sea

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Women, Ships and the Sea: The Dangers of Custom and Superstition

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Guano: The Perilous Cargo of Flammable and Noxious Fertiliser

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Unlikely Heroes of the Sea: Seabirds' Crucial Role in Maritime Safety

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Here be Monsters: Unveiling the Terrifying Tales of Sea Monsters in History

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