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A Cultural History Of The Sea

$755.00
SKU 9781474299107

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Throughout history, how has the sea served as a site for cross-cultural exchange, trade and migration? As historians, how do the fields of naval history, maritime history and oceanic history intersect?

56 experts, 48 chapters and over 1,700 pages explore how representation and understanding of the sea has developed over 2,500 years of cultural and natural history.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of the Sea in Antiquity (Edited by Marie-Claire Beaulieu, Tufts University, USA)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of the Sea in the Medieval Age (Edited by Elizabeth A. Lambourn, De Montfort University, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of the Sea in the Renaissance (Edited by Steve Mentz, St John's University, USA)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of the Sea in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Jonathan Lamb, Vanderbilt University, USA)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of the Sea in the Age of Empire (Edited by Margaret Cohen, Stanford University, USA)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of the Sea in the Modern Age (Edited by Franziska Torma, Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781474299107

Published by Bloomsbury