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9780712352192 - Philip Hatfield: Pacific
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Philip Hatfield (?):

Pacific (?)

ISBN: 9780712352192 (?) or 0712352198, probably in english, British Library Publishing, hardcover, New.

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If you centre a globe on Kiritimati (Christmas Island), all you see around it is a vast expanse of ocean. Islands of various sizes float in view while glimpses of continents encroach on the fringes, but this is a view dominated by water. The immense stretch of the Pacific Ocean is inhabited by a diverse array of peoples and cultures bound by a common thread: their relationship with the sea. The rich history of the Pacific is explored through specific objects, each one beautifully illustrated, from the earliest human engagement with the Pacific through to the modern day. With entries covering mapping, trade, whaling, flora and fauna, and the myriad vessels used to traverse the ocean, Pacific builds on recent interest in the voyages of James Cook to tell a broader history. This visually stunning publication highlights the importance of an ocean that covers very nearly a third of the surface of the globe, and which has dramatically shaped the world and people around it.
9780712352192 - Philip Hatfield: Pacific, An Ocean of Wonders
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Philip Hatfield (?):

Pacific, An Ocean of Wonders (?)

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ISBN: 9780712352192 (?) or 0712352198, probably in english, British Library Publishing, hardcover, New.

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If you centre a globe on Kiritimati (Christmas Island), all you see around it is a vast expanse of ocean. Islands of various sizes float in view while glimpses of continents encroach on the fringes, but this is a view dominated by water. The immense stretch of the Pacific Ocean is inhabited by a diverse array of peoples and cultures bound by a common thread: their relationship with the sea. The rich history of the Pacific is explored through specific objects, each one beautifully illustrated, from the earliest human engagement with the Pacific through to the modern day. With entries covering mapping, trade, whaling, flora and fauna, and the myriad vessels used to traverse the ocean, Pacific builds on recent interest in the voyages of James Cook to tell a broader history. This visually stunning publication highlights the importance of an ocean that covers very nearly a third of the surface of the globe, and which has dramatically shaped the world and people around it. Inhoud:Taal: Engels;Bindwijze: hardcover;Verschijningsdatum: september 2019;Aantal pagina's: 224 pagina's;Illustraties: Nee; Betrokkenen:Auteur: Philip Hatfield;Uitgever: British Library Publishing; EAN: Overige kenmerken:Subtitel: An Ocean of Wonders; Engels | hardcover | 9780712352192 | 224 pagina's.
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