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The South seas in the modern world

Felix Maxwell Keesing

The South seas in the modern world

by Felix Maxwell Keesing

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Published by The John Day company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Felix M. Keesing. With a foreword by J. B. Condliffe.
      SeriesInstitute of Pacific relations. International research series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU22 .K4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 391 p.
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6418018M
      LC Control Number41010244
      OCLC/WorldCa3409321

      The term "South Seas" although geographically means South of the equator has also a popular or "Hollywood" meaning of any tropical Oceanic isle. This popular definition, whether incorrect or not, is the meaning used to define this "Hollywood" and world-wide motion picture genre.   The Sea in History - The Modern World covers the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when the global reach of major powers frequently brought them into conflict with each other, including conflict at sea. The many majors wars at sea of the period are discussed, as are the planning and strategic thinking of the major powers in cases both where war followed and where it did not, and in Author: N.A.M. Rodger, Christian Buchet.

      Welcome to the South Seas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This introduction to New Zealand art features the work of 45 con 5/5. In the South Seas was published posthumously in Its combination of personal anecdote and historical account, of autobiography and anthropology, of Stevenson and South Sea Islands, has a particular charm. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking : Penguin Classics.

      The Mediterranean Sea is a largest seas connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Anatolia and Europe, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant. It covers an approximate area of million km² (, sq mi), but its connection to the Atlantic (the Strait of Gibraltar) is only 14 km ( The history of navigation is the history of seamanship, the art of directing vessels upon the open sea through the establishment of its position and course by means of traditional practice, geometry, astronomy, or special instruments. A few people have excelled as seafarers, prominent among them the Austronesians (Islander Southeast Asians, Malagasy, Islander Melanesians, Micronesians, and.


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New York, J. Day Co. [] (OCoLC) Read the Virtual Book | View Images. Summary. Towards the end of the Equator cruise, RLS started trying to put together the material he had collected about South Seas culture, language, traditions and society: anthropology, history, sociology together with personal impressions.

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Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. The Sea in History - The Early Modern World covers the period from around the end of the fifteenth century up to the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars in It examines the establishment and growth of 'the Atlantic World', but also considers maritime developments in the Indian Ocean, Southeast and East Asia and Africa, and highlights the.

Mariners then referred to the Seven Seas as the Arctic, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Pacific, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Not many people use this phrase today, but you could say that the modern Seven Seas include the Arctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian, and Southern Oceans. The Sea in History - The Modern World Edited by N.A.M Rodger. General editor phrase first entered the U.S.

naval lexicon with the publication in May of Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan’s epochal book,The Influence of Sea Power upon South America comprises a conical-shaped landmass stretching from the equator in the north to the icy.

Posted in Ausmarine - Passenger Vessels, Book Reviews, Fishing Boat World, Ship World, Work Boat World. Edited by N.A.M. Rodger This is the final volume of the brilliant four volume history that explains and defines the long term symbiotic relationship between man and the sea. Postcolonial literature about the South Seas, or Nanyang, examines the history of Chinese migration, localization, and interethnic exchange in Southeast Asia, where Sinophone settler cultures evolved independently by adapting to their "New World" and mingling with native cultures.

Terminology. Ocean – the four to seven largest named bodies of water in the World Ocean, all of which have "Ocean" in the name. See Borders of the oceans for details.; Sea has several definitions. A marginal sea is a division of an ocean, partially enclosed by islands, archipelagos, or peninsulas, adjacent to or widely open to the open ocean at the surface, and/or bounded by submarine.

The Sea in History: The Modern World; The Sea in History: The Modern World [Hardback] N. Rodger (Editor) The book considers how in this first great age of 'globalisation' seaborne trade helped many countries to prosperity by participation in the global economy, a process halted by the First World War and not resumed until the s.

The Sea in History - The Modern World covers the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when the global reach of major powers frequently brought them into conflict with each other, including conflict at sea. The many majors wars at sea of the period are discussed, as are the planning and strategic thinking of the major powers in cases both where.

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Huge thank you to Royal Caribbean for sponsoring this video. We'll be spending 7 days on board the largest cruise ship in the world: The Symphony of the Seas!The Sea in History - The Ancient World ranges very widely in its coverage, beginning with pre-historical maritime activity and going on to cover not only the classical Greek and Roman Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds but also Africa, Asia and the Americas.The South Seas Mandate was the name of the Japanese mandate over certain islands following World War I.

The “ South Seas trade ” was a term used in Britain in the nineteenth century to denote sealing, whaling, island trading and other commercial ship-based activities in the Pacific. Origin [ edit ] Vasco Núñez de Balboa.