‘An ocean’s embrace’ – a recent review

My thanks to Frances Steel of the University of Wollongong for her recent review of Wild Sea published in the journal History Australia. BOOK REVIEW An ocean’s embrace Frances Steel University of Wollongong, Australia HISTORY AUSTRALIA 2019, VOL. 16, NO. 2, 430–431 Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean, edited by Joy McCann, Sydney, … More ‘An ocean’s embrace’ – a recent review

Talking Southern Ocean history … in London and Dublin!

In early May I had the amazing opportunity to give some presentations in London and Dublin to coincide with the international release of Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean by the University of Chicago Press in April 2019. My first port of call, after the long-haul flight from Canberra, was the Natural History … More Talking Southern Ocean history … in London and Dublin!

‘A major player in weather, climate, and biodiversity, the waters around Antarctica take center stage in a new history’

Book and media reviews from the journal Science, edited by Valerie Thompson. By Louise Fabiani 9 April, 2019 Of the vast, largely unknown marine environment, the most mysterious section arguably lies at the bottom of the world. In Wild Sea, historian Joy McCann has written a brief but delightfully comprehensive history of the Southern Ocean, … More ‘A major player in weather, climate, and biodiversity, the waters around Antarctica take center stage in a new history’