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By Glen O'Hara

during this first full-scale therapy of Britain's courting with the encircling oceans, Glen O'Hara examines the heritage of British people's maritime lives and, in flip, the formation of British cultural identities. A lens in which to view British lifestyles, Britain and the ocean spans greater than four hundred years, starting in 1600 and taking us via to the current day. Tying jointly each point within the improvement of serious Britain, from nation formation, industrialization and modernization, via to histories of shipping, migration, slavery, war and crime, this booklet illustrates how the wealthy tapestry of Britain's narrative was once determined now not one of the fields of the 'green and delightful land', yet out at sea.

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