Crisman, Kevin individual record
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My research focuses on: Nautical archaeology of the Early Modern era (15th to 20th Centuries); construction and outfitting of ships; seafaring, shipboard life, and maritime communities; North American river, lake, and canal navigation; 19th century steamboats and ship propulsion technology; Warships and naval technology, 1450-1950; War of 1812 naval design and construction.

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Academic Articles10
  • Crisman, K., & Grieco, G. (2015). The W estern R iver S teamboat H eroine , 18321838, O klahoma, USA : propulsion machinery. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. (1),
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  • Crisman, K. J. (2014). The Western River SteamboatHeroine, 1832-1838, Oklahoma, USA: construction. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. (1),
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  • Brophy, J. K., & Crisman, K (2013). A Taphonomic Evaluation of Three Intact Pork Barrels from the Steamboat Heroine (1838). Historical Archaeology. 47(4), 71-85.
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  • Crisman, K., Lees, W. B., & Davis, J. (2013). The Western River SteamboatHeroine,1832-1838, Oklahoma, USA: excavations, summary of finds, and history. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. (2),
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Books4
  • Crisman, K. J., & Cohn, A. B (1998). When horses walked on water: horse-powered ferries in nineteenth-century America. Smithsonian Institution Press.
Chapters14
  • Crisman, K. J. (2014). Anticipated laurels: The US brig Jefferson. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. 153-186.
  • Crisman, K. J. (2014). Conclusions: Coffins of the Bravetwo hundred years later. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. 354-369.
  • Cohn, A. B., & Crisman, K. J. (2014). I never see anything in this world like it! The archaeological legacy of a naval battle. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. 336-353.
  • Crisman, K. J. (2014). It has again become necessary to add to our force on Lake Champlain: The US navy Brig Eagle. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. 312-335.
  • Crisman, K. J. (2014). Lt. Cassin says there is a new boat near Vergennes: The US schooner Ticonderoga. Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812. 247-270.
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Email
kcrisman@tamu.edu
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Crisman
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Anthropology; 4352 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4352
USA