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Parker, Willie J. Game Warden: Chesapeake Assignment. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. Gardens and Gardening in the Chesapeake, 1700-1805. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Gardens are the result of a particular culture and are an outward sign of a special grace, according to Maryland architecture writer H. Chandlee Forman. Early gardens reflected the tastes and enthusiasms of their owners as much as did their mansions. The author's engaging account of the significance of the domestic landscape to its proprietors and their visitors includes color illustrations of several of the estates.
Harp, David W., and Tom Horton. Water's Way: Life Along the Chesapeake. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: A photo essay on the environmental plight of the Eastern Shore, special attention is paid to the area's natural history and the life of the watermen.
Veitch, Fletcher. "Hurricane of 1933." Chronicles of St. Mary's 33 (August 1985): 285-288.
Warren, Marion E. Bringing Back the Bay: the Chesapeake in the photographs of Marion E. Warren and the voices of its people. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Modern photographs accompanied with oral history text. Of special interest is the "photographer's commentaries" on his work.
White, Dan. Crosscurrents in Quiet Water: Portraits of the Chesapeake. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Co., 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A photo essay of the changing lives of the Eastern Shore's peoples focusing on watermen, boat builders, environmentalists, and chicken farmers. Special emphasis is placed on Smith Island and Crisfield. Photographs by Jon Naso and Marion Warren.
Wilstach, Paul. Tidewater Maryland. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of those Maryland counties, all but seven of the twenty-three, touched by saltwater, arranged by theme and locale. There is a great deal of emphasis on the founding of towns and important personages, a wide variety of subjects are covered.
Alsop, George. A Character of the Province of Mary-land. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers, 1902.
Arnold, Joseph L. The Baltimore Engineers and the Chesapeake Bay, 1961-1987. Baltimore: Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1988.
Barnes, Brooks Miles, and Barry R. Truitt. Seashore Chronicles: Three centuries of the Virginia Barrier Islands. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Much of this book captures a mood equally applicable to Maryland's sea islands. I suspect Norwood, in 1650, landed on a Maryland Island anyhow!
Bell, David Owen. Awesome Chesapeake: A Kid's Guide to the Bay. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1994.
Bell, David Owen. Chesapeake Bay Walk. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1998.
Blair, Carvel H., and Willits D. Ansel. Chesapeake Bay Notes and Sketches. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1970.
Blake, Allison, and Tom Dove. The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide. 1992; 2d edition, Lee, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1996.
Brait, Susan. Chesapeake Gold: Man & Oyster on the Bay. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1990.
Brewington, M. V. Chesapeake Bay: A Pictorial Maritime History. 1953; 2d edition, New York: Bonanza Books, 1956.
Annotation / Notes: While primarily about boats on the Bay, Brewington's book has many contemporary environmental insights.
Burton, Bill. "Cold Fish, Ice Fish." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 23 (December 1993): 16, 38.
Burton, Bill. "Desperately Seeking Chessie." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 24 (January 1995): 30-32.
Capper, John, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers. Chesapeake Waters: Pollution, Public Health and Public Opinion, 1602-1972. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1983.
Davidson, Steven G., Jay. G. Merwin, Jr., John Capper, Garrett Power, and Frank Shivers, Jr. Chesapeake Waters: Four Centuries of Controversy, Concern and Legislation. 1983; reprint, Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Primarily on the political process paralleling environmental change but containing many references to contemporary conditions and problems.
De Gast, Robert. The Oyster Men of the Chesapeake. Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Company, 1970.
Annotation / Notes: One cannot separate the Chesapeake oyster as a natural resource from the men and vessels which harvested them. Bob De Gast's book is a compelling visual story with accurate, if spare, text.
DeGast, Robert. Western Wind, Eastern Shore: A Sailing Cruise Around the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: De Gast sails a small boat around the entire DelMarVa Peninsula, an interesting voyage with useful observations.
Fielding, Geoff. "Flavor & Fragrance in the Colonial Garden." Maryland 23 (Spring 1991): 28-31.