Books: Mutiny

THE FLOATING REPUBLIC—G. E. Manwaring and Bonamy Dobree—Ear court, Brace ($3).

Thanks to Authors Nordhoff & Hall's Mutiny on the Bounty and Hollywood's cinema-diversions on the same subject (TIME, Oct. 17, 1932; Nov. 18), that isolated outbreak on one small ship of George Ill's navy looms larger than it should, has been given undeserved credit for causing widespread naval reforms. What really focused British attention on the seamen's plight was a much bigger affair that broke out in home waters eight years after the Bounty mutiny. In The Floating Republic Authors Manwaring &...

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