By Merja-Liisa Hinkkanen,David Kirby,Geoffrey Scammell (Series Ed),Geoffrey Scammell
Drawing on a large choice of assets, from Denmark and Britain to Norway, Finland and Germany, The Baltic and the North Seas is an insightful and vibrant heritage of the politics, economic climate and tradition of this exciting region.
By Karyn Morrissey
In a time, the place societal influence is more and more vital, this e-book is of curiosity to coverage makers, either educational and planner practitioners, actual scientists attracted to estimating the influence of study on society and the broader social sciences together with geography and sociology. In attractive a large viewers this booklet additionally goals to bridge a few of the gaps encountered by way of these accomplishing inter-and multi-disciplinary study through conceptualizing the marine as a advertisement source that calls for administration and making plans. This booklet goals to have interaction lecturers, execs and policy-makers at the value of the marine source to society.
By Ian Collard
By Brian Rouleau
Many americans within the Early Republic period observed the seas as one other box for nationwide aggrandizement. With a service provider marine that competed opposed to Britain for advertisement supremacy and a whaling fleet that turned around the globe, the USA sought a maritime empire to counterpoint its territorial goals in North the USA. In With Sails Whitening each Sea, Brian Rouleau argues that due to their ubiquity in overseas ports, American sailors have been the significant brokers of in another country international family members within the early republic. Their daily encounters and extra not easy interactions—barroom brawling, sexual escapades in port-city bordellos, and the functionality of blackface minstrel shows—shaped how the U.S. used to be perceived overseas.
Rouleau info either the mariners' "working-class international relations" and the anxieties such interactions encouraged between federal specialists and missionary groups, who observed the habit of yank sailors as mere debauchery. Indiscriminate violence and licentious behavior, they feared, threatened either mercantile revenue margins and the nation’s popularity in a foreign country. As Rouleau chronicles, the world’s oceans and seaport areas quickly grew to become a battleground over the phrases wherein americans may introduce themselves to the realm. yet via the top of the Civil warfare, seamen have been now not the nation’s vital ambassadors. Hordes of rich travelers had changed seafarers, and people privileged tourists moved via a global characterised by means of consolidated country and company authority. increasing nineteenth-century America’s grasp narrative past the water’s part, With Sails Whitening each Sea unearths the maritime networks that sure the Early Republic to the broader world.
By Patrick J. Murphy
The booklet starts via analyzing mutinies opposed to nice explorer captains of the Age of Discovery: Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Sebastian Cabot, and Henry Hudson. The authors then determine classes that marketers, leaders, and different individuals may perhaps practice to organizational insurrections this present day. They locate, unusually, that mutiny could be a strength for reliable in a firm, paving tips on how to extra collaborative management and improved dedication to shared ambitions and values.
By William H. Miller,Tim Noble
By Theresa Mitchell Barbo,Captain W. Russell Webster USCG (Ret.),Admiral Thad Allen (Ret.),Master Chief John "Jack" Downey (Ret.)
By Jeff Evans
By Campbell McCutcheon