The Sea and Civilization
A Maritime History of the World
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $40.00|
| Book Description: |
A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human. Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance migration by sea with our...