Britain and the Sea (Heftet)

Since 1600


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 344
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780230218291
Kategori: Historie
Omtale: Britain and the Sea
In this first full-scale treatment of Britain's relationship with the surrounding oceans, Glen O'Hara examines the history of British people's maritime lives and, in turn, the formation of British cultural identities. A lens through which to view British life, Britain and the Sea spans more than 400 years, beginning in 1600 and taking us through to the present day. Tying together every aspect in the development of Great Britain, from state formation, industrialization and modernization, through to histories of transport, migration, slavery, warfare and crime, this book illustrates how the rich tapestry of Britain's narrative was decided not among the fields of the 'green and pleasant land', but out at sea.

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