I spoke with Mark Klobas recently for the New Books in History Podcast (New Books Network). Our conversation is now available–here is the link (will open in a new window). You can also listen in your favorite podcast app.

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I am available to talk about my new book, The Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600–1800: Continuity and Change in a Key Technology, to both general and scholarly audiences. I am prepared to present “virtually” and, when the time comes, in person. For inquiries, please contact me at phillipfrankreid[at]gmail dot com

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Previous Events:

Society for the History of Technology Annual Conference
Union Station, Texas Special room
St. Louis MO
Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:30 p.m.
“Pre-Modern Technological and Economic Innovation,” Session 29

City of Alexandria/Friends of Alexandria Archaeology
The Lyceum
Alexandria VA
Sunday, 22 October 2017, 7 p.m.
“The Ship IS the Treasure: Why Alexandria’s 18th-Century Ship is Important”

East Carolina University Program in Maritime Studies 35th Anniversary Alumni Conference
Greenville NC
Friday, 27 October 2017, 10 a.m.
“Walking the Walk: Reflections on Doing Maritime History from a True Believer”

North American Society for Oceanic History Annual Conference
Charleston SC
Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 9 a.m.
“British Atlantic Merchant Ships, 1600—1800: An Agenda for Further Research”

North American Society for Oceanic History Annual Conference
Monterey CA
Friday, 15 May 2015, 9 a.m.
“The Time Machine? Using Replica Analysis to Understand Merchant Ships and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1600–1800”