Trade paperback. A sweeping and magisterial history of the relationship between mankind and the sea. Includes 16 pages of full-colour photographs, 46 integrated b/w illustrations and 17 maps.
'The most enjoyable, the most refreshing, the most stimulating, the most comprehensive, the most discerning, the most insightful, the most up-to-date - in short, the best maritime history of the world.' Felipe Fernandez-Armesto