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Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea: A Forgotten History?

Robb Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941756
eISBN:
9781789623222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941756.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recent discussion, academic publications and many of the national exhibitions relating to the Great War at sea have focused on capital ships, Jutland and perhaps U-boats. Very little has been ... More


Breaking the Blockade: The Bahamas during the Civil War

Charles D. Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831347
eISBN:
9781496831330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831347.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On April 16, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a blockade of the Confederate coastline. The largely agrarian South did not have the industrial base to succeed in a protracted conflict. What it ... More


Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Shelley Alden Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Big Sur embodies much of what has defined California since the mid-twentieth century. A remote, inaccessible, and undeveloped pastoral landscape until 1937, Big Sur quickly became a cultural symbol ... More


Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

After nearly a quarter century of international negotiations on climate change, we stand at a crossroads. A new set of agreements is likely to fail to prevent the global climate's destabilization. ... More


“Investigator Blames Industry, Nature for Shortage”

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Edward F. Ricketts's serious studies of the sardine cycle span the almost twenty-five years he lived and worked in Monterey Bay—from the mid-1920s through the late 1940s—as he watched the boom and ... More


ROBERT SAXTON (b. 1953)The Beach in Winter: Scratby (for Tess) (2007): Text by the composer

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0063
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines Robert Saxton’s The Beach in Winter: Scratby (for Tess) (2007). This piece, originally commissioned for the NMC Songbook, is now to be found as the last song of a major ... More


Mangrove Forests under Dry Seasonal Climates in Costa Rica

Jorge A. Jiménez

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the mangrove forests under dry seasonal climates in Costa Rica. It examines their ecology and the impact that dry seasonal climates have on their diversity and biological ... More


Slave Traders by Invitation: West Africa's Slave Coast in the Precolonial Era

Finn Fuglestad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190876104
eISBN:
9780190943110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876104.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The small Slave Coast between the river Volta and Lagos, and especially its central part around Ouidah, was the epicentre of the slave trade in West Africa. But it was also an inhospitable, ... More


Rocky Reefs and Kelp Beds

JOHN S. STEPHENS, RALPH J LARSON, and DANIEL J. PONDELLA

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

California's kelp bed and rock-reef habitats are among the most spectacular marine habitats in the world, due in part to the assemblage of fishes that occupy these areas. This chapter discusses the ... More


Clearing the Coast: Captain T. A. Scott, a “True American”

Jamin Wells

in Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660905
eISBN:
9781469660929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660905.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on a lesser-known industry that transformed the physical coastline as well as popular representations of shipwrecks and the shore. It traces the evolution of the marine salvage ... More


“Haunt[ing] the Waterfront”: Place and Displacement in Echo’s Bones and Les Nouvelles

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The prevailing notion is that Samuel Beckett’s increasing minimalism and abstraction parallel his detachment from Ireland and his philosophical maturation on the continent. However, this narrative ... More


Robert McClure Completes the Passage; Richard Collinson Maps Coastlines, 1850

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/9780199744046.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the expeditions of Robert McClure and Richard Collinson in 1850 under the British Admiralty. An expedition of two ships left England to search for John Franklin, who did not ... More


Mercator's Résumé

in Rhumb Lines and Map Wars: A Social History of the Mercator Projection

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534312
eISBN:
9780226534329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534329.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Gerard Mercator was an introspective and energetic chap who was competent in science, honest and well liked, technically savvy and clever with his hands, curious about the world around him, ... More


The Coastal Strategy: 1099–1124

Steve Tibble

in The Crusader Strategy: Defending the Holy Land

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300253115
eISBN:
9780300256291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253115.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter mentions an English pilgrim named Saewulf, who made the trip in the summer of 1102 to the Palestinian coast, where he was caught in the midst of battle with crusaders. It talks about the ... More


Dark with Excess of Bright: Mapping the Coastlines of Knowledge

Paul Carter

in Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the history of geographical thinking, taking a practical example of linear logic found in the map. Perhaps the most prominent—and from the point of view of imperial ambitions ... More


The Influence of the Counterculture, Community, and State

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the counter-culture era of the 1960s and early 1970s, Big Sur became a magnet for hippies, back-to-the-land activists, and New Age visitors exploring the mind-expanding retreats at the Esalen ... More


The Land

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prior to the Song dynasty, most of what is now the Pearl River Delta used to be a submerged region. From the time of the Southern Song up to the twentieth century, agricultural land was gradually ... More


Coastal Joyce

Nicholas Allen

in Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198857877
eISBN:
9780191890444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857877.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Coastlines shape all of Joyce’s books, which are all immersed in water. Images of liquidity and fluidity are central to Joyce’s practice, while the physical and historical geography of Ireland in his ... More


Heaney Offshore

Nicholas Allen

in Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198857877
eISBN:
9780191890444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857877.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter reads Seamus Heaney’s engagement with water, liquidity, and shore and coastlines throughout his poetry. Seamus Heaney is so familiar as the laureate of Mossbawn and its extended ... More


Impacts and Reverberations

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Earthquakes and their attendant phenomena rank among the most terrifying natural disasters faced by mankind. Out of a clear blue sky—or worse, a jet-black one—comes shaking strong enough to hurl ... More


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