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At the Edge of the Corrupting Sea (J.L. Myers Memorial Lecture)

by Brent D. Shaw

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical geography,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Morocco,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Civilization,
  • Africa - North,
  • Mauretania Tingitana,
  • Western Mediterranean

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8479869M
    ISBN 10095466471X
    ISBN 109780954664718

      The Sea Around Us and Under the Sea-Wind introduced Rachel Carson to a reading public eager to welcome a scientist who wrote like a poet. This poetic quality is again dominant in this interpretation of the nature of the shore and the life in which it abounds. All of us brought up near the coast have something of the beach comber in us. Here is a book that will make that beach combing . The book also began in the third person - "Shroud was the latest in a series of novels of mine in the first person, all of them about men in trouble. I knew I had to find a new direction. So I started to write The Sea in the third person. It was going to be very short, seventy pages or so, and solely about childhood holidays at the seaside.

    The New Yorker, Aug P. PROFILE of intertidal beaches and about the animals that live in the sand, among the rocks, etc. Among the strays, brought by the Gulf Stream, is the. 'At The Edge Of The Sea' is an all-day indoor mini-festival curated by David Gedge which takes place at the legendary Concorde 2 venue on the historic seafront at Brighton. in England every August.. Both of David's own groups [Cinerama and The Wedding Present] appear each year.

    The Corrupting Sea is a history of the relationship between people and their environments in the Mediterranean region over some 3, years. It advocates a novel analysis of this relationship in terms of microecologies and the often extensive networks to which they belong. 1. P. Horden and N. Purcell, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (Oxford, ); also P. Horden and N. Purcell, ‘Four Years of Corruption’, in W.V. Harris (ed.), Rethinking the Mediterranean (Oxford, in press). Peregrine Horden has kindly read this paper in draft and is of course to be credited as coauthor for the arguments that derive from Corrupting Sea.


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The Corrupting Sea is a history of the relationship between people and their environments in the Mediterranean region over some 3, years.

It offers a novel analysis of this relationship in terms of microecologies and the often extensive networks to which they belong/5.

"The Corrupting Sea is a book that all classicists should read." Classical Review "In their book The Corrupting Sea, Horden and Purcell have engaged in one of the most relentless intellectual reassessments to have been undertaken in recent times of the history of the pre-industrial seldom emerges from a book as rich as this, having had so many firmly-held Cited by: Rachel Carson is a trained marine biologist, but this book is much more than a scientific study regarding the flora and fauna at "The Edge of the Sea".

It resonates with a poignant and reverential awareness of the life force and life cycles that colonize our world/5. "The Edge of the Sea" is a fitting conclusion to Rachel Carson's so-called "Sea Trilogy" that started in with "Under the Sea Wind" and followed in with her famous "The Sea Around Us".

In this, her final installment, Carson again delves in the Nature of Life at the boundaries of sea and by: The Corrupting Sea is a history of the relationship between people and their environments in the Mediterranean region over some 3, years.

It offers a novel analysis of this relationship in terms of microecologies and the often extensive networks to which they belong. "The Corrupting Sea is a book that all classicists should read." Classical Review "In their book The Corrupting Sea, Horden and Purcell have engaged in one of the most relentless intellectual reassessments to have been undertaken in recent times of the history of the pre-industrial seldom emerges from a book as rich as this, having had so many firmly-held Reviews:   " The Corrupting Sea is a book that all classicists should read." Classical Review §§"In their book The Corrupting Sea, Horden and Purcell have engaged in one of the most relentless intellectual reassessments to have been undertaken in recent.

Get this from a library. At the edge of the corrupting sea: a lecture delivered at New College, Oxford, on 9th May [Brent D Shaw; New College (University of Oxford)]. "The Corrupting Sea is a history of the relationship between people and their environments in the Mediterranean region over some 3, years.

It advocates a novel analysis of this relationship in terms of microecologies and the often extensive networks to which they belong. The Corrupting Sea. 1, likes 35 talking about this. The Corrupting Sea is the ambient/experimental project of Jason T.

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Book Condition: New. Nick Schon (illustrator). x mm. Language: English. Rachel Louise Carson ( – Ap ) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S.

Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the s. The Edge of the Sea: Author: Carson, Rachel (, for the Atlantic Monthly), and then in a book, Under the Sea-Wind (). In she published her prize-winning study of the ocean, The Sea Around Us, which was followed by The Edge of the Sea in These books constituted a biography of the ocean and made Carson famous as a naturalist.

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land.

A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements.

Across the Corrupting Sea: Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean reframes current discussions of the Mediterranean world by rereading the. The Corrupting Sea. Shelbyville, Kentucky.

The Corrupting Sea is the ambient project of Jason T. Lamoreaux. An expression of feelings and very personal experiences, the ambient moods generated through Jason's work are expressions of real life stories and moments.

THE publication of The Corrupting Sea is a notable intellectual event. Caveat emptor: it is not an introduction to the Mediterranean, Mediterranean archaeology, or Mediterranean history; nor is it a book to dip into.

With the extensive bibliographical essays as the only concession, Horden and Purcell take. "The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land.

A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have. The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History is a book written by Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell and published in References.

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The Edge of the Sea was a book Carson had always wanted to write. Her idea for it began while she still worked at the US Fish and Wildlife Service. She thought of it as a 'field guide,' and Houghton Mifflin editor-in-chief Paul Brooks had a similar idea in mind when the two first met after Carson achieved literary fame with The Sea Around Us.Buy a cheap copy of The Edge of the Sea book by Rachel Carson.

The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place. A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a Free shipping over $This is a book review of Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (Blackwell: Oxford, ).

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