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 June 2021 Folder.
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.