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Climate Variability Over the North Atlantic

James W. Hurrell and Robert R. Dickson

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter provides a broad review of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) and its forcing of the North Atlantic Ocean. Of particular interest is the long, irregular amplification of the ... More


Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Anissa Janine Wardi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book contributes to the fields of African American, ecocritical, and literary studies, as it offers a sustained treatise on watercourses in the African American expressive tradition. It builds ... More


Iberian Pacific Navigations

Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Slack, and James B. Tueller

in Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The authors of this volume approach diverse Iberian episodes in the Pacific Ocean by focusing on three particular aspects. ... More


Zooplankton Biogeochemical Cycles

Deborah Steinberg

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

The structure of planktonic communities profoundly affects particle export and sequestration of organic material (the biological pump) and the chemical cycling of nutrients. This chapter describes ... More


Religion and Trade: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Francesca Trivellato, Leor Halevi, and Catia Antunes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199379187
eISBN:
9780199379224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book focuses on trade across religious boundaries around the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans during the second millennium, when transportation technology was fragile and ... More


The Ocean of Truth: Atlantic Imagery in Emily Lawless’s Major Lawrence, F.L.S. (1885) and Grania: The Story of an Island (1892)

Patrick Maume

in Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter relates Emily Lawless’s use of the imagery of the Atlantic Ocean and dissolution in water in her novels Major Lawrence FLS (1885) and Grania: The Story of an Island (1892) to her sense ... More


Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Marcus Faulkner and Christopher M. Bell (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of the Second World War. This volume highlights the scale and complexity of this bitterly contested campaign, one that encompassed far more than ... More


Recent and Future Changes in Ocean Carbonate Chemistry

James C. Orr

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

This chapter is about the ongoing human-induced shifts in fundamental ocean carbonate chemistry that are occurring globally and are a growing concern to scientists studying marine organisms. It ... More


Introduction: Middle Passage Studies and the Birth of Slavery at Sea

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book investigates the social conditions and human costs associated with maritime slavery by tracing the movement of bondpeople in, out, and through the Atlantic Ocean. Drawing on a variety of ... More


The Route to the East: Atlantic Islands and Britain’s Maritime Empire

John McAleer

in Islands and the British Empire in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198847229
eISBN:
9780191882135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847229.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The islands of the mid-Atlantic played crucial roles in forging and maintaining Britain’s empire in the age of sail. They were strategic hubs defending trade routes and offering benefits to military ... More


Postwar Surprises

James Lawrence Powell

in Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses some of the surprising ideas on continental drift that emerged after World War II. In 1965, a young Princeton postdoctoral student named W. Jason Morgan had been poring over ... More


Transatlantic Currents: Oceanic Crossings in Novás Calvo’s El negrero

Lisa Surwillo

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Novás Calvo's Pedro Blanco, el negrero novelizes the life of an infamous slave trader from Málaga who was responsible for the transportation of thousands of enslaved Africans to Cuba early in the ... More


Remapping Production, Rethinking Monopolies

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At the same time as the tensions between Britain and its thirteen colonies led to the American Revolutionary War, the development of industrial cotton cloth manufacturing in Britain made possible ... More


Waves of Calamity

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how human beings were transformed into chattel property amid business ventures conducted on the African side of the Atlantic Ocean. More specifically, it considers how foreign ... More


Bering and Chirikov by Sea, 1741; Hearne, 1770 and Mackenzie, 1789 by Land

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the voyages of exploration made by Vitus Bering, Aleksei Chirikov, Samuel Hearne, and Alexander Mackenzie in the eighteenth century. Bering led a Russian venture to Alaska ... More


An Osean of Pre-Occupation and Possibilities: L’orda

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Part I (Waters) focuses on the liquid space of sea and ocean waters as quintessential migration spaces. It interconnects emigration from Italy and immigration to Italy by linking these waters in the ... More


Afterword. Islands and the British Empire: From the Age of Sail to the Age of Steam

H. V. Bowen

in Islands and the British Empire in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198847229
eISBN:
9780191882135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847229.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding chapter draws together, and reflects upon, the themes and strands that have emerged in the volume as a whole. In addition, however, it examines the relationship between islands and ... More


Departure

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter chronicles Isaac Mayer Wise’s departure from Bohemia. Though the inherent unpleasantness of the journey was compounded by its length, Wise has nothing worse to say about the voyage than ... More


The Multiple Geographies of War Captivity

Renaud Morieux

in The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198723585
eISBN:
9780191790379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723585.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter 3 proposes to define prisoners of war as forced migrants. Although the notions of circulation and imprisonment seem antithetical, this chapter posits that spatial displacements were at the ... More


Islands of Settlement: Britain’s Western North Atlantic Islands in the Age of Sail, 1497–1835

Michael J. Jarvis

in Islands and the British Empire in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198847229
eISBN:
9780191882135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847229.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

North Atlantic islands played a key role in early English imperial expansion as critical sites of precedent and experimentation. From John Cabot’s first landing in 1497, Newfoundland gave England ... More


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