INA Books

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We are pleased to showcase some of the many books authored by INA-affiliated scholars.  The selections presented here are organized thematically and include many but not all of the books in the Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series published by Texas A&M University Press.  INA members are eligible to purchase these titles from TAMU Press at a 30% discount by using the code INA30.  The Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series includes the final publications of INA’s most iconic excavations. For a complete list of nautical titles from TAMU Press, click here.

Scanned proceedings of the various TROPIS volumes are provided by kind permission of Mr. Harry Tzalas.  The scanned sections of Lucien Basch’s Le Musee Imaginaire de la Marine Antique (1987) are provided by kind permission of Mr. Harry Tzalas and Ms. Sophie Basch.

General and Reference

Archaeology Beneath the Sea: My 50 Years of Diving on Ancient Shipwrecks (2013)
By G.F. Bass
Available from Amazon

The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology (2011)
By B. Ford, D. L. Hamilton, and A. Catsambis
Available from Oxford UP

Beneath the Seven Seas: Adventures with INA (2005)
By G.F. Bass
Available from INA Online Store

The Philosophy of Shipbuilding (2004)
By F. M. Hocker, C. Ward
Available from TAMU Press

Seagoing Ships and Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant (1998)
By S. Wachsmann
Available from TAMU Press

Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks (1994)
By J. R. Steffy
Available from TAMU Press

Le Musée Imaginaire de la Marine Antique (1987) 
by L. Basch
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New World Nautical Titles

Ghost Galleon (2019) 
By E. von der Porten
Available from TAMU Press

The Shore is a Bridge (2018) 
By B. Ford
Available from TAMU Press

 La Belle, The Archaeology of a Seventeenth Century Vessel of New World Colonization (2017) 
by J. E. Bruseth, A. Borgens, B. M. Jones, E. D. Ray La Belle
Available from TAMU Press

The Lost Submarines of Pearl Harbor (2016)
by J. P. Delgado et al.
Available from TAMU Press

Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding (2015) 
by W. van Duivenvoorde
Available from Amazon

The Blockade Runner Denbigh and the Union Navy (2015)
by R. W. Glover and J. B. Arnold III
Available from INA Online Store

Coffins of the Brave (2014)
By K. J. Crisman
Available from TAMU Press

The Ship That Held Up Wall Street (2014) 
By W. C. Riess and S. O. Smith
Available from TAMU Press 

Civil War Blockade-Runners (2012) 
By G. R. Powell, M. C. Cordon, J. B. Arnold III
Available from INA Online Store

USS Monitor (2012) 
By J. D. Broadwater
Available from TAMU Press

The Denbigh’s Civilian Imports (2011)
By J. B. Arnold III
Available from INA Online Store

Colin J. McRae: Confederate Financial Agent (2008) 
By C. S. Davis
Available from INA Online Store

Schooner Sail to Starboard: The US Navy vs. Blockade-Runners (2007)
By W. T. Block
Available from INA Online Store

The Pepper Wreck (2005)
By F. V. Castro
Available from TAMU Press

Old World Nautical Titles

Caligula’s Barges and the Renaissance Origins of Nautical Archaeology Under Water (2016)
By J. M. McManamon
Available from TAMU Press

Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassıada (2015)
By D. Carlson, J. Leidwanger, S. M. Kampbell, Eds.
Available from TAMU Press

The Gurob Ship-Cart Model (2013)
By S. Wachsmann
Available from TAMU Press

Serçe Limanı Vol. 2 (2012) 
By G. F. Bass et al
Available from TAMU Press

The Sea of Galilee Boat (2009) 
By S. Wachsmann
Available from TAMU Press

Serçe Limanı Vol. 1 (2002) 
By G. F. Bass et al
Available from TAMU Press

The Athlit Ram (1991)
By L. Casson and J. R. Steffy
Available from TAMU Press

The Porticello Shipwreck (1987)
By C. J. Eiseman and B. Sismondo Ridgway
Available from TAMU Press

Yassı Ada Volume 1: A Seventh-Century Byzantine Shipwreck (1982)
By G. F. Bass and F. H. van Doorninck, Jr.
Available from TAMU Press

Tropis Conference Proceedings

Please browse the links below to view and download full volumes of the proceedings of the Tropis Conferences I-VII.

TROPIS I 1985

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TROPIS II 1990

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TROPIS III 1995

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TROPIS IV 1995

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TROPIS V 1999

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TROPIS VI 2001

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TROPIS VII Vol.1 2002

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TROPIS VII Vol.2 2002

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