Oceanic histories

Oceanic Histories is the first comprehensive account of world history focused not on the land but viewed through the 70% of the Earth's surface covered by water. Leading historians trace the history of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans and seas, from the Arctic and the Baltic to the Sout...

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Other Authors: Armitage, David (Editor), Bashford, Alison (Editor), Sivasundaram, Sujit (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2018
Series:Cambridge Oceanic histories
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Oceanic Histories is the first comprehensive account of world history focused not on the land but viewed through the 70% of the Earth's surface covered by water. Leading historians trace the history of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans and seas, from the Arctic and the Baltic to the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan/Korea's East Sea, over the longue durée. Individual chapters trace the histories and the historiographies of the various oceanic regions, with special attention given to the histories of circulation and particularity, the links between human and non-human history and the connections and comparisons between parts of the World Ocean. Showcasing oceanic history as a field with a long past and a vibrant future, these authoritative surveys, original arguments and guides to research make this volume an indispensable resource for students and scholars alike
Physical Description:x, 328 pages digital
ISBN:9781108399722