Book Review – ‘Far Horizons: From Hull to the ends of the world’ by Robb Robinson

By Sarah Palmer, published October 2020

Abstract

Hull has a long history as one of Britain’s major port cities and as such has not been neglected as a subject for historical study. Joyce Bellamy, Mike Brown, Ralph Davis, Wendy Childs, Gordon Jackson, David J. Starkey and Donald Woodward, as also Robb Robinson himself, are just a few of the specialists who have written about aspects of Hull’s maritime past. An exceptionally vibrant community of local historians in Hull and the East Riding has also ensured a steady flow of research effort….

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Filed under: Atlantic | North Sea | Twentieth Century | Arctic
Subjects include: Biography | Harbours & Dockyards | Miscellaneous

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