Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans

Editor/Author Rozwadowski, Helen M.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Reaktion Books

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78-023997-2
Category: Geography
Image Count: 55
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Vast Expanses is a cultural, environmental and geopolitical history that examines the relationship between humans and oceans, reaching back across geological and evolutionary time and exploring different cultures around the globe.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction: People and Oceans
  • 1. A Long Sea Story
  • 2. Imagined Oceans
  • 3. Seas Connect
  • 4. Fathoming All the Ocean
  • 5. Industrial Ocean
  • 6. Ocean Frontier
  • 7. Accessible Ocean
  • Epilogue: Ocean as Archive, Sea as History