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Maritime Historian To Discuss New Book At Greenwich Library

Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will visit the Greenwich Library to discuss his new book on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will visit the Greenwich Library to discuss his new book on Thursday, Nov. 7. Photo Credit: File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will visit the Greenwich Library on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. to discuss his book The Sea and Civilization.

In his new book, Paine reveals how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways.

Paine is the author of five books and more than 50 articles, reviews and lectures on various aspects of maritime history. His earlier books include Down East: A Maritime History of Maine , followed by Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia , and Beyond the Dead White Whales: Literature of the Sea and Maritime History .

There is no cost to attend the discussion, but seating is limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis. Books will also be available for purchase and signing.

The Greenwich Library is located at 101 W. Putnam Ave.

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