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text The boundless sea : a human history of the oceans

Summary
"David Abulafia's new book guides readers along the world's greatest bodies of water to reveal their primary role in human history. The main protagonists are the three major oceans-the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Indian-which together comprise ... Read more
Contents
Part one. The oldest ocean : the Pacific, 176,000 BC-AD 1350 -- Part two. The middle ocean : the Indian Ocean and its neighbours, 4500 BC-AD 1500 -- Part three. The young ocean : the Atlantic, 22,000 BC-AD 1500 -- Part four. Oceans in conversation... Read more
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xxxii, 1050 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Oxford University Press 2019

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