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Tamara Thornton Awarded Book Prize

Thornton, Tamara, Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016)

Professor Tamara Thornton’s most recent book, Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life (University of North Carolina Press, 2016) has been awarded the 2016 John Lyman

Book Award by the North American Society for Oceanic History. It was also a finalist for the New England Society Book Award, which is offered by the New England Society of the City of New York.