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624 Pages | 220 illustrations, 114 Maps

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198757894


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On the Ocean

The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500

Sir Barry Cunliffe

  • The story of the development of seafaring on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early prehistory to about AD 1500
  • It explores the attitude of humans to the sea and what drove men to chance their luck and their lives in a hostile environment always regarded with awe
  • Barry Cunliffe considers European history from the point of view of the development of seafaring
  • It examines the complex emotional relationship of humans with the sea
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