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Book Presentation by Lincoln Paine

23 January 2014, 12:30-1:30, BAL 9024, Burgess Room
 
Lincoln Paine will be on hand to discuss his highly praised new book on maritime history, The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World (New York:  Random House, 2013).
 
"The Sea and Civilization presents a fresh look at the global past. Bringing to bear a formidable knowledge of ships and sails, winds and currents, navigation techniques and maritime law, Lincoln Paine offers a lively tour of world history as seen from the waterline. The result is a fascinating account, full of little-known episodes and novel insights.  A major contribution."   —Kären Wigen, Stanford University 

Ingo Heidbrink and Lincoln Paine