Lectures On Board Regent Voyager Dubai–Singapore Nov-Dec 2019

These are books mentioned in my lectures on-board Regent Voyager on her cruise Dubai to Singapore November 2019 to December 2019.

Skimming the History of the Honorable East India Company Books

Sugar, James Walvin

Sweetness and Power, Sidney W. Mintz

Spices, A Global History, Fred Czarra

Green Gold: The Empire of Tea, Alan MacFarlane and Iris MacFarlane

The Embarrassment of Riches, Simon Schama

The Dutch East Company and the British India Company, Charles River, Editors

Jan Compagnie in War and Peace 1602-1799, C.R. Boxer

Dutch Ships in Tropical Waters, Robert Parthesius

The Dutch Republic, Jonathan I Israel

Dutch East India and Shipbuilding, Wendy can Duivenvoorde

Batavia’s Graveyard, Mike Dash

Merchant in Asia, Els M. Jacobs

The Honourable Company, John Keay

Battles of the Honourable East India Co, M.S. Naravane

The East India Company, Hourly History

The Corporation that Changed the World, Nick Robins

The East India Co., Trade and Conquest from 1600, Anthony Wild

Embassy to the Eastern Courts Books

first_met_china

When America First Met China, Eric Jay Dolin

splendid_exchange

A Splendid Exchange, William J. Bernstein

empire_of_tea

The Empire of Tea, Alan MacFarlane and Iris MacFarlane

american_lion

American Lion, Jon Meacham

sea_of_glory

Sea of Glory, Nathaniel Philbrick

embasy

Embassy to the Eastern Courts, Andrew C.A. Jampoler

The Indian Ocean Cruises of Admiral Zheng He Books

Pacific, Simon Winchester

early_mapping

Early Mapping of the Pacific, Thomas Suartz

Embarrassment of Riches, Simon Schama

China, A History, John Keay

china_ruled_sea

When China Ruled the Seas, Louise Levathes

The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom, John Pomfret

1421

1421 The Year China Discovered America, Gavin Menzies

1434

1434, Gavin Menzies

Disease and History Books

great_mortality

The Great Mortality, John Kelly

great_influenza

The Great Influenza, John M. Barry

ghost_map

The Ghost Map, Steven Johnson

flu

Flu, Gina Kolata

american_plague

The American Plague, Molly Caldwell Crosby

cholera_years

The Cholera Years, Charles E. Rosenberg

disease_in_history

Disease in History, Frederick F. Cartwright

epidemics in history

Epidemics in History, Sheldon Watts

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Roy Porter

Death in Hamburg, Richard J. Evans

The Living in the Shadow of Death, Sheila M Rothman

The Coming Plague, Laurie Garrett

The End of the Beginning, Michael Kinch

The Panic Virus, Seth Mnookin

Autism’s False Prophets, Paul A Offit

The Vaccine Race, Meredith Wadman

Between Hope and Fear, Michael Kinch

Bad Faith, Paul A. Offit

Rudyard Kipling, the Bard of Empire and Nobel Laureate Books

Decline and Fall of the British Empire 1781-1997, Piers Brendon

Indian Summer, Alex von Tunzelmann

Empire, Neil Ferguson

The Great Mutiny: India 1857, Christopher Hibbert

India, John Keay

A Circle of Sisters, Judith Flanders

Rudyard Kipling: Something of Myself, edited Thomas Pinney

European Exploration and Mapping Southeast Asia Books

Longitude, Dava Sobel

Against the Gods, Peter L. Bernstein

fourth_part

The Fourth Part of the World, Toby Lester

emoire_cotton

Empire of Cotton, Sven Beckert

Conquerors, Roger Crowley

embarrassment_riches

The Embarrassment of Riches, Simon Schama

batavias_graveyard

Batavia’s Graveyard, Mike Dash

Singapore in Peace and War Books

forgotten_armies

Forgotten Armies, Christopher Bayly and Tim Harper

honourable_company

The Honourable Company, John Keay

second_world_war

The Second World War, John Keegan

decline_and_fall

Decline and Fall of the British Empire, Piers Brendon

melaka_straait

The Singapore and Melaka Straits, Peter Borchberg

singapore_biography

Singapore: A Biography, Ravinder Frost and Yu_mei Balasingamchow

hinge_of_fate

The Hinge of Fate, Winston Churchill

mutiny_singapore

The Mutiny in Singapore, Sho Kuwajima

deep_north

The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanigan