Check out these recently released and upcoming books featuring the history of oceanography, ocean history more broadly, and the blue humanities.
Find these titles and other noteworthy ocean publications in our Zotero Library in the April 2021 Folder.
Brown, Paul. Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2021.
Canuel, Hugues. The Fall and Rise of French Sea Power: France’s Quest for an Independent Naval Policy, 1940-1963. Studies in Naval History and Sea Power. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2021.
Friel, Ian. Breaking Seas, Broken Ships: People, Shipwrecks and Britain, 1854-2007. S.l.: PEN & SWORD HISTORY, 2021.
———. Britain and the Ocean Road: Shipwrecks and People, 1297-1825, 2020.
Heck, Timothy, B. A. Friedman, and Marine Corps University (U.S.), eds. On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare. First edition published 2020. Quantico, Virginia: Marine Corps University Press, 2020.
Hoare, Philip. Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World. S.l.: PEGASUS BOOKS, 2021.
Jue, Melody. Wild Blue Media: Thinking through Seawater. Elements. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.
Lingard, Ann. The Fresh and the Salt the Story of the Solway, 2020.Moe, Peter Wayne. Touching This Leviathan. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2021.
Oreskes, Naomi. Science on a Mission: How Military Funding Shaped What We Do and Don’t Know about the Ocean. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Ponce Vázquez, Juan José. Islanders and Empire: Smuggling and Political Defiance in Hispaniola, 1580-1690. Cambridge Latin American Studies. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Ritchie, Robert C. The Lure of the Beach: A Global History. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2021.
Telesca, Jennifer E. Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.
Vileisis, Ann. Abalone: The Remarkable History and Uncertain Future of California’s Iconic Shellfish. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2020.
Williams, David B. Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021.