The British isles and the age of exploration — a maritime perspective

@article{Smith1992TheBI,
  title={The British isles and the age of exploration — a maritime perspective},
  author={Hance D. Smith},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={1992},
  volume={26},
  pages={483-487}
}
The basic patterns of economic and political development of the British Isles region in a European context is outlined for the half century following Columbus’ discovery of America, noting the separate identities of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The maritime dimension of these developments was based on trade with Europe, developed mainly in England and Scotland; and upon considerable development of the fisheries. Exploration and colonial expansion did not begin until after 1550 and… Expand
The geography of the sea
The origins of this chapter lie with the 28th International Geographical Congress in Den Haag in 1996. The Congress was remarkable for its emphasis on the sea, not least because of the location inExpand
The management of the underwater cultural heritage
Abstract The underwater cultural heritage (UCH) includes all the material evidence of human activities carried on in the marine environment, particularly as evidenced on the sea floor. The evolutionExpand
KUA–LAKO–MO‘O: a methodology for exploring Indigenous conceptualisations of nature and conservation in Hawai‘i
Biocultural conservation is an approach to conservation that wields the relationships between a culture and the natural world to strengthen conservation efforts. Hawaiian biocultural frameworks areExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 REFERENCES
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time,Expand
The North Sea: Development and conservation
Abstract This paper provides an analytical framework for North Sea management issues in terms of sea‐use groups, environmental characteristics and the application of information technology. TheExpand
The changing climate: selected papers
1. Our changing climate, past and present. 2. Fundamentals of climate. 3. On the nature of certain climatic epochs which differed from the modern (1900-39) normal. 4. Mapping methods applied to theExpand
...
1
2
...