W. Jeffrey Bolster

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W. Jeffrey Bolster is a Professor of history at the University of New Hampshire in the United States, and the author of The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail,[1] which won the 2013 Bancroft Prize in history of the Americas,[2] and the 2013 Albert J. Beveridge Award. He also wrote Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail[3]

Biography[edit]

Bolster received a BA degree from Trinity College in 1976, a MA from Brown University in 1984 , and a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1992.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolster, W. Jeffrey. The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. ISBN 9780674047655 WorldCat item record
  2. ^ Columbia University Library,2013 Bancroft Winners Announced. [1] accessed 27 June 2013
  3. ^ Bolster, W. Jeffrey. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail, published in Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1997, ISBN 9780674076273 WorldCat item record
  4. ^ Official Web Page at University of New Hampshire