The Ocean Reader History, Culture, Politics /

"While much of the telling of human history focuses on events that occurred on land, THE OCEAN READER takes the centrality of water as its starting point, bringing together material that has shaped humans' relationship to the water and treating the ocean as a dynamic site of history, cultu...

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Other Authors: Roorda, Eric (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2020.
Series:World readers.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Roorda/Doyle Collection
  • The Egyptian Sea of Nun / Samuel A. B. Mercer
  • Babylon by the Sea / Anonymous
  • Aphrodite Born From Sea-Spray / Hesiod
  • Izanagi and Izanami, Japanese Sea Gods, / Ō no Yasumaro
  • The Pacific Islanders' Angry Ocean God / Sir George Grey
  • Pele Loses Her Temper / Earl Dutch Baldwin
  • The Hindu Ocean Gods / E. Washburn Hopkins
  • The Finnish Sea Mother/ Anonymous
  • The Sea-Creating, Rainbow-Loving Serpent God of Haiti / Joseph J. Williams
  • Did Comets Bring Water to Earth? / Kimberly M. Burtnyk
  • Before the Great Extinctions / Jean-Bernard Caron
  • The First Aussies / Fran Dorey
  • A New View of the Ainu / David H. Gremillion
  • The Surfing Chinchorro of Chile / Victoria Castro, Vivien G. Standen, and Bernardo T. Arriaza
  • Dugout Canoes / Anonymous
  • Pacific Island Open Ocean Navigation / David Lewis
  • The Earliest Seafarers in the Mediterranean and the Near East / George Bass
  • Chinese Voyages on the Indian Ocean / Zheng He
  • Arab Voyages on the Indian Ocean / Paul Lunde
  • A Chart of the Wet Blue Yonder, 1512 / Jan ze Stobnicy
  • No Welcome for Newcomers in New Zealand / Abel Janszoon Tasman
  • The Oceanic Captain Kirk / William Reynolds
  • A Half Mile Down / William Beebe
  • Walking on the Seafloor / Sylvia Earle
  • Descent to the Deepest Deep / Jamie Condliffe
  • Rubber Duckies Navigate the Northwest Passage / Eric Paul Roorda
  • Basque Whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean / Alex Aguilar
  • The Tragedy of the Mackerel / George Brown Goode
  • The Tragedy of the Menhaden / Genio C. Scott
  • The Perils of South Pacific Whaling / Nelson Hadley Cole
  • The Collapse of Newfoundland Cod / Greenpeace
  • The Death of Coral Reefs / Bob Stewart
  • The Maritime Silk Road / Maritime Silk Road Museum of Guangdong
  • Navigating the Indian Ocean in the 1300s / Ibn Battuta
  • The Ocean : Bridge or Moat? / Benjamin Labaree
  • Surviving the Slave Trade / Olaudah Equiano
  • Hating the China Trade / Frederick Law Olmsted
  • About All Kinds of Ships / Mark Twain
  • Loving Cape Horn / Irving Johnson
  • "Bitter Strength" : the International "Coolie" Trade / The Chinese Cuba Commission Report of 1876
  • The Container Ship / Roz Hamlett
  • The Epic Galley Battle of the Ancient Sea / Herodotus
  • The Crest of Islamic Sea Power / Matthew Merighi
  • Elizabethan England's Plausibly Deniable War in the Pacific Ocean / Francis Pretty
  • The Iconic Tactic of the Age of Sail / Godfrey Basil Mundy and Gilbert Blane
  • Captain Marryat's War / Frederick Marryat
  • World War I Beneath the Waves / Captain Baron Edgar Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim
  • The Far-Flung Battle of Midway / Office of Naval Intelligence
  • The Barents Sea, Most Dangerous Waters of World War II / Jack Bowman
  • The Unfinished Cold War at Sea / Anatoly Miranovsky
  • China Returns to the Ocean / The U.S. Naval War College
  • The Sea Peoples / Shelley Wachsmann
  • Patrick and the Pirates / John Bagnell Bury
  • The Pirates of the Mediterranean / Frederic C. Lane
  • The First Pirate of the Caribbean : Christopher Columbus / Michele de Cuneo
  • American Sea Rovers / Alexander Exquemelin
  • Born to be Hanged / Captain Charles Johnson
  • The Dutch "Pirate Admiral" / Jan Pieter Heije
  • The Chinese "Pirate Admiral," / Koxinga
  • Song of the Pirate / Jos, de Espronceda
  • Somali Pirates Attack a Cruise Ship / Eric Paul Roorda
  • Shipwrecked by Worms, Saved by Canoe : The Last Voyage of Columbus / Diego Mendez
  • The Unparalleled Sufferings of John Jea / John Jea
  • Pandora's Box / Peter Heywood
  • The Real Moby-Dick / Owen Chase
  • The Castaway / Herman Melville
  • "Just Keep Rowing...!" / William Hale
  • Life of Poon / Poon Lim
  • A Three-Hour Tour Becomes a Four-Month Ordeal / Richard Van Pham
  • The Asian Sea Goddess / Eric Paul Roorda
  • The Hajj by Sea / Hadji Khan and Wilfrid Sparroy
  • Saints of the Sea / Durr Freedley
  • Missionary to Micronesia / Hiram Bingham
  • The Voyage / Johann Goethe
  • The Northern Sea / Mary Howitt
  • The World Below the Brine / Walt Whitman
  • Far Off-Shore / Herman Melville
  • The Ninth Wave / Ivan Aivazovsky
  • Sea Pictures / Edward Elgar
  • Voyage to Montevideo / Dino Campana
  • The Ballad of the Seawater / Federico García Lorca
  • Surfing : A Royal Sport / Jack London
  • By the Sea / Anonymous
  • The Compleat Angler / Izaak Walton
  • Women and Children Next : The Family Goes to Sea / Lady Brassey
  • The First Solo Circumnavigation / Joshua Slocum
  • The Cruise / G. B. Barrows
  • The Compleat Goggler / Guy Gilpatric
  • Round the World! : Journal of a Sailing Voyage "From a Teen's Point of View" / Katrina Bercaw
  • The Pliny Deep / Pliny the Elder
  • Leonardo's Notes on the Ocean / Leonardo da Vinci
  • The Discovery of the Gulf Stream / Benjamin Franklin
  • Celestial Navigation for the People / Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch
  • The Ocean and the Atmosphere / Matthew Fontaine Maury
  • Hurrah for the Dredge! / Edward Forbes
  • Return of the Fossil Fish / J. L. B. Smith
  • Goodbye, Plankton / William Beebe
  • Ocean Acidification / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Blue Immigrants : The Marine Biology of Maritime History / James T. Carlton
  • The First Dead Zone / The University of Michigan and Matt Rota
  • The First Trash Vortex / Charles Moore
  • The Rise of Slime / Jeremy Jackson
  • The Tragic Common Home of the Ocean / Pope Francis.