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The history of the sea

a graphic description of maritime adventures, achievements, explorations ... to which is added an account of adventures beneath the sea ...

by Frank B. Goodrich

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Published by M.A. Donohue in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discoveries in geography.,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Howland ...
    ContributionsHowland, Edward.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination682 p.
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14013257M

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Covering the whole span of human history, and all the main seas and oceans of the world, this book covers the maritime history of humanity acr years of time, from the Polynesians who traveled the Pacific to the massive container ports of Hong Kong which now /5(61). THE HISTORY OF THE SEA on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

THE HISTORY OF THE SEAManufacturer: New York CityUnion Publishing House. Callum Roberts's excellent book The Unnatural History of the Sea documents in grim detail the various ways the tragedy of the commons has played out in the world's fishery resources.

For centuries the human race has quickly and systematically destroyed every Cited by: The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts (bibliog.): a meticulously detailed and relentless book by a leading authority on the subject. Reduced this reader, during its second half in /5.

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Compelling stories of shipwreck, adventure, and death on the high seas, now back in print. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were a time of great colonial expansion, marked by a mercantile frenzy of ships carrying merchants, aristocrats, missionaries, sailors, Inquisitors, botanists, and statesmen pursuing the spoils of empire.

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a book by American writer Nathaniel Philbrick about the loss of the whaler Essex in the Pacific Ocean in The book was published by Viking Press on May 8,and won the National Book Award for was adapted into a film of the same name, which came out in late Author: Nathaniel Philbrick.

This book is a well documented history of the sea since around the hundreds. It explains the shocking destruction of sea life by man since that time to the present.

The loss is overwhelming, so I am thankful that Callum Roberts gives some ideas for returning the abundance. I found the book easy to read and s: The Sea, the Sea is a tale of the strange obsessions that haunt a self-satisfied playwright and director as he begins to write his memoirs.

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Book Description Humanity can make short work of the oceans’ creatures. Inhungry explorers discovered herds of Steller’s sea cow in the Bering Strait, and in less than thirty years, the amiable beast had been harpooned into extinction.

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Inhungry explorers discovered herds of Steller’s sea cow in the Bering Strait, and in less than thirty years, the amiable beast had been harpooned into extinction.

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In the yearsa dozen narratives (mostly reprints) of ship- wrecks and other maritime disasters were published in a collected two-volume edition at Lisbon byBernardo Gomes de Brito, under the title of História Trágico-Marítima, or Tragic History of the printing and publishing licences of these two volumes bear dates ranging between 8 March and.

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In February —more than a decade after publication of my book In the Heart of the Sea—came astonishing news. Archaeologists had located the underwater wreck of a 19th-century whaling vessel. The book covers the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian and Artic Ocean with their history and current political and economic reality and relationship between states concerning those body of waters.

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