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Oceanic Histories
Armitage, D.; Bashford, A.; Sivasundaram, S. (Ed.) (2018). Oceanic Histories. Cambridge Oceanic Histories, 1. Cambridge University Press: [s.l.]. ISBN 9781108434829. 328 pp. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1017/9781108399722
Part of: Cambridge Oceanic Histories. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, more

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Keywords
    Atlantic Ocean
    Baltic Sea
    Black Sea
    Hydrographic features > Marine areas > Oceans > Marine areas > Indian ocean
    Hydrographic features > Marine areas > Seas > Western central pacific > Northwest pacific > South china sea
    Mediterranean Sea
    Pacific Ocean
    Red Sea
    Sea of Japan
    Marine
Author keywords
    Arctic sea; southern sea

Authors  Top 
  • Armitage, D., editor
  • Bashford, A., editor
  • Sivasundaram, S., editor

Content

Abstract
    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.

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