#HistOcean Recent / Upcoming Books

December 2021

Our December book list comes full of just-released publications featuring oceans and coasts, pirates and sailors, reflections on blue humanities and blue legalities, coral reefs and underwater habitats. Just in time to add them to your Christmas gift list!

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Anne C. Claus, Drawing the Sea Near: Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa (University of Minnesota Press, 2020)

Bruce D. Jones, To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World’s Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers (Scribner, 2021)

Dane Anthony Morrison, Eastward of Good Hope: Early America in a Dangerous World (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021)

Daniel Grémillet, The Ocean’s Wistleblower. The Remarkable Life and Work of Daniel Pauly (Greystone Books, 2021)

Eleanor Hubbard, Englishmen at Sea: Labor and the Nation at the Dawn of Empire, 1570-1630 (Yale University Press, 2021)

Helen M. Rozwadowski and David K. van Keuren (eds.) The Machine in Neptune’s Garden (Science History Publications) [Again available]

Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.) Blue Legalities. The Life & Laws of the Sea (Duke University Press, 2020)

Katharine Anderson and Helen M. Rozwadowski (eds.), Soundings and Crossings (Science History Publications) [Again available]

Keith R. Benson and Helen M. Rozwadowski (eds.) Extremes. Oceanography’s Adventures at the Poles (Science History Publications) [Again available]

Kim de Wolff, Rina C. Faletti, Ignacio López-Calvo (eds.) Hydrohumanities. Water discourse and environmental futures (Univ. California Press, 2021)

Michael A. Verney, A Great and Rising Nation. Naval Exploration and Global Empire in the Early US Republic (University of Chicago Press, 2021)

Pavla Šimková, Urban Archipelago. An environmental History of the Boston Harbor Islands (University of Massachusetts Press, 2021)

Rachel Squire, Undersea Geopolitics: Sealab, Science and the Cold War (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021)

Stefan Amirell, Hans Hägerdal, Bruce Buchan, Piracy in World History, series Maritime Humanities, 1400-1800 (Amsterdam University Press, 2021)

Traci Brynne Voyles, The Settler Sea. California’s Sea and the Consequences of Colonialism (University of Nebraska Press, 2021)

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