History: Book Series

Seas in History

  • The Pacific

    1st Edition

    By Donald B. Freeman

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Seas in History

  • The Baltic and the North Seas

    1st Edition

    By Merja-Liisa Hinkkanen, David Kirby

    Exploring the themes of the human relationship with the marine environment and the ways in which the peoples of Northern Europe have experienced and exploited their seas, this book reveals how human perception of the northern seas has changed over time.Drawing on a wide variety of sources, from…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Seas in History

  • The Atlantic

    1st Edition

    By Paul Butel

    From Antiquity to modern times, the Atlantic has been the subject of myths and legends. The Atlantic by Paul Butel offers a global history of the ocean encompassing the exploits of adventurers, Vikings, explorers such as Christopher Columbus, emigrants, fishermen, and modern traders. The book also…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Seas in History

  • The Indian Ocean

    1st Edition

    By Michael Pearson

    In this stimulating and authoritative overview, Michael Pearson reverses the traditional angle of maritime history and looks from the sea to its shores - its impact on the land through trade, naval power, travel and scientific exploration. This vast ocean, both connecting and separating nations,…

    Paperback – 2007-09-24
    Routledge
    Seas in History