Tidal Waves: The New Coastal History

  title={Tidal Waves: The New Coastal History},
  author={I. Land},
  journal={Journal of Social History},
  pages={731 - 743}
  • I. Land
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Social History
  • This essay reviews recent scholarship in oceanic and imperial history in the context of the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Marcus Rediker's classic book, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. It offers a critique of Atlantic History as it is currently practiced and proposes a new category, "coastal history," to describe scholarship that engages with oceans but does not center upon them. In evaluating work by N.A.M. Rodger, Paul Gilje, Kathleen Wilson, Michael Fisher, and others… CONTINUE READING
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