1st Edition

The Mysterious Science of the Sea, 1775–1943



ISBN 9781848935327
Published July 9, 2015 by Routledge
256 Pages

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The depths of the oceans are the last example of terra incognita on earth. Adamowsky presents a study of the sea, arguing that – contrary to popular belief – post-Enlightenment discourse on the sea was still subject to mystery and wonder, and not wholly rationalized by science.