Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H



Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H The Corrupting Sea is a history of the relationship between people and their environments in the Mediterranean region over some 3,000 years It offers a novel analysis of this relationship in terms of microecologies and the often extensive networks to which they belong. Best Read [ Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H ] By [ Peregrine Horden ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H  By Peregrine Horden IBN : 0631218904 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 776 pages
  • Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H
  • Peregrine Horden
  • English
  • 12 May 2018
  • 0631218904

10 thoughts on “Corrupting Sea Mediterranean H

  1. Marks54 says:

    I resolved to read this book after I read David Abulafia s book The Great Sea I really liked that book but I lacked a baseline for how to evaluate a history of the Mediterranean Sea Abulafia mentioned this as a good book, so I wanted to see what that meant.This is a deeply thoughtful and well executed book I literally lost count of the number of times I had to stop and recognize that they were treating topics I thought I had some familiarity with in ways I had never considered In addition, I resolved to read this book after I read David Abulafia s book The Great Sea I really liked that book but I lacked a baseline for how to evaluate a history of the Mediterranean Sea Abulafia mentioned this as a good book, so I wanted to see what that meant.This is a deeply thoughtful and well executed book I literally lost count of the number of times I had to stop and recognize that they were treating topics I thought I had some familiarity with in ways I had never considered In addition, this is also an important book among professional historians This is not to say that everyone agrees with Horden and Purcell I suspect that is not the case Rather, this is a book that is written to an audience of peers to present a very different perspective to the established ones and this is in an area dominated by Braudel, Pirenne, and other notables By most accounts, they have succeeded This is a real accomplishment for an aca...

  2. Lance says:

    The quest for Mediterranean unity leaves something to be desired.

  3. E says:

    The new big say in Mediterranean studies after Braudel that took a long time.In this volume, a first of two, Horden and Purcell summarize an array of existing scholarship that ranges from the four men in a boat Rostovzeff, Pirenne, Goitein and Braudel to recent archaeological, ecological, and climatic discoveries Unlike Braudel, who only studied one century, the authors offer an ambitious musing on both Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean history They invite the r...

  4. James says:

    The massive discussion of bibliography each chapter has its own bibliographic essay in the appendices, plus there is an absolutely massive standard alphabetical bibliography makes this volume worth it The chapters themselves are of varying quality, but all of them demonstrate an inc...

  5. Charlie says:

    This is the key book right now in Mediterranean studies It goes to great lengths to justify the field and provide methodological arguments I m not sure it was all that successful There is a ton of good information in this book, but...

  6. Mike Perrin says:

    Seemed heavily focused on farming rather than the maritime expectations I had For that, I d have to recommend Abulafua s The Great Sea.

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