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This book provides a pathway for the New Coastal History. Our littorals are all too often the setting for climate change and the political, refugee and migration crises that blight our age. Yet historians have continued, in large part, to ignore the space between the sea and the land. Through a range of conceptual and thematic chapters, this book remedies that. Scotland, a country where one is never more than fifty miles from saltwater, provides a platform as regards the majority of chapters, in accounting for and supporting the clusters of scholarship that have begun to gather around the coast. The book presents a new approach that is distinct from both terrestrial and maritime history, and which helps bring environmental history to the shore. Its cross-disciplinary perspectives will be of appeal to scholars and students in those fields, as well as in the environmental humanities, coastal archaeology, human geography and anthropology.
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||300|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Oct 2017|
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The Multilingual Minister: Languages in the Life-writing of Scottish Highland Scholar and Traveller, Rev. James Fraser (1634-1709)
David Worthington (Invited speaker)22 Sept 2022
Activity: Talk / Presentation / Podcast / Webinar › Invited talk
David Worthington (Keynote/plenary speaker)18 Jun 2021
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference
The Institute of Historical Research's 'Coastal Connections' webinars
David Worthington (Member of programme committee)1 Jan 2021 → 30 Jun 2022
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Organising a conference