Check out these recently released and upcoming books featuring the history of oceanography, ocean history more broadly, and the blue humanities.
Barnett, Cynthia. The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2021.
Booker, Matthew. Down by the Bay Francisco’s History between the Tides. University of California Press, 2020.
Cohen, Margaret, ed. A Cultural History of the Sea. The Cultural Histories Series. London ; New York: Bloomsbury, 2021.
Crawford, Sharika D. The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making. Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2020.
Cummings, B. J. The River That Made Seattle: A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish. Seatle: University of Washington Press, 2020.
D’Oney, J. Daniel. A Kingdom of Water: Adaptation and Survival in the Houma Nation. Indians of the Southeast. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020.
Hauser, Mark W. Mapping Water in Dominica: Enslavement and Environment under Colonialism. Culture, Place, and Nature: Studies in Anthropology and Environment. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021.
Mahony, Martin, and Samuel Randalls. Weather, Climate, and the Geographical Imagination: Placing Atmospheric Knowledges, 2020.
Mentz, Steve. Ocean. Object Lessons. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.
Odent, Michel. Planet Ocean: Our Mysterious Connections to Water. S.l.: CLAIRVIEW BOOKS, 2021.
Sale, Peter F. Coral Reefs: Majestic Realms under the Sea. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2021.
Stephens, Deanne Love. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood Industry: A People’s History. America’s Third Coast Series. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2021.
Thornton, Thomas F., and Madonna Moss. Herring and People of the North Pacific: Sustaining a Keystone Species. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021.
Vuic, Jason. The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021.
Wells, Jamin. Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020.
Wintersteen, Kristin A. The Fishmeal Revolution: The Industrialization of the Humboldt Current Ecosystem. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2021.