The Sea, Identity and History
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Society for Indian Ocean Studies
Categories: Geopolitics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Contributed research papers presented in seminar organized by the Society for Indian Ocean Studies at Mehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi on 22-23 April, 2011.
The People of the Sea
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Paul D'Arcy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-11 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Oceania is characterized by thousands of islands and archipelagoes amidst the vast expanse of the Pacific. Although it is one of the few truly oceanic habitats occupied permanently by humankind, surprisingly little research has been done on the maritime dimension of Pacific history. The People of the Sea attempts to
Islands of Identity
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Samuel Edquist, Janne Holmen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-31 - Publisher:

Islands of Identity: History-writing and identity formation in five island regions in the Baltic Sea Gotland, Aland, Saaremaa, Hiiumaa and Bornholm are five island regions in the Baltic Sea which constitute, or have until recently constituted, provinces or counties of their own. Combining perspectives from two disparate academic fields, uses
The Sea and Englishness in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Sebastian I. Sobecki
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

Local and imperial, insular and expansive, both English yet British: geographically and culturally, the sea continues to shape changing models of Englishness. This volume traces the many literary origins of insular identity from local communities to the entire archipelago, laying open the continuities and disruptions in the sea's relationship with
Maritime History and Identity
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Duncan Redford
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

The sea and its relation to human life has always been a subject of fascination for historians. For the first time, this book looks at the field of Maritime History through the prism of identity, looking at how the sea has influenced the formation of identity at a national, local