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The Resource Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester

Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester

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Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories
Title
Atlantic
Title remainder
great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blends history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, and science and exposition, to relate the saga of the Atlantic Ocean, setting it against the backdrop of mankind's intellectual evolution
Summary
Blends history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, and science and exposition, to relate the saga of the Atlantic Ocean, setting it against the backdrop of mankind's intellectual evolution
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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371277
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.4613
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories
Label
Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-477) and index
Contents
Preface: The leaving of Liverpool -- Prologue: The beginnings of its goings on -- From the purple isles of Mogador -- All the shoals and deeps within -- Oh! the beauty and the might of it -- Here the sea of pity lies -- They that occupy their business on great waters -- Change and decay all around the sea -- The storm surge carries all before -- Epilogue: Falls the shadow, fades the sea
Control code
526057786
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 495 p.
Isbn
9780061702587
Lccn
2010015229
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)526057786
Label
Atlantic : great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-477) and index
Contents
Preface: The leaving of Liverpool -- Prologue: The beginnings of its goings on -- From the purple isles of Mogador -- All the shoals and deeps within -- Oh! the beauty and the might of it -- Here the sea of pity lies -- They that occupy their business on great waters -- Change and decay all around the sea -- The storm surge carries all before -- Epilogue: Falls the shadow, fades the sea
Control code
526057786
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 495 p.
Isbn
9780061702587
Lccn
2010015229
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)526057786

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