New review of Wild Sea

Review: McCann “The Southern Ocean” 021 Sep 2020Australia, Book Reviews, Environmental History, Ocean history, Ocean Science, Oceanography and environmental monitoring, Polynesia, South Atlantic, South Pacificby Meaghan Walker Joy McCann. Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean. University of Chicago Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780226622385, Hardback $28.00USD, 256 pages, 9 colour plates, 8 halftones, and 8 maps. By Erin Becker In Wild Sea: A History of the … More New review of Wild Sea

‘A view to krill: the first history of the most remote ocean’

Review by Lucy Jakub for Harper’s Magazine, March 2020 Discussed in this essay: Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean, by Joy McCann. University of Chicago Press. 256 pages. $28.The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World, by Stephen Nicol. Island Press. 216 pages. $30.Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baselines and … More ‘A view to krill: the first history of the most remote ocean’

A celebration of history

I spent an inspiring afternoon at the ANU today, where the School of History celebrated recent books produced by staff, students and visitors (like me). So many great books: Mark Dawson, Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, c.1600-1750 (Alex Cook) Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott (eds), Everyday Revolutions: Remaking Gender, … More A celebration of history