How Islands Transform the World
||Chamberlin, J. Edward|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Cormorant Books Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $26.95|
| Book Description: |
Drawing on history, literature, art, anthropology, biology and earth science, Island explores the human settlement of islands--including the seafaring skill required to cross the seas--and describes in vivid detail the spectacular flora and fauna of islands, as well as their earth-shattering geology. It shows that ever since humans have been traveling and telling tales, they have been fascinated by islands. Creation stories around the world speak of land rising out of the water, of...