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Pacific Rising Simon Winchester

Pacific Rising

Simon Winchester

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ISBN : 9780788155918
Hardcover
496 pages
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Economically, politically & culturally, the Pacific tide is rising. Why has the Pacific reached preeminence as the Atlantic has declined? What links such disparate cultures as Australia & Japan, Korea & the west coasts of North &MoreEconomically, politically & culturally, the Pacific tide is rising. Why has the Pacific reached preeminence as the Atlantic has declined? What links such disparate cultures as Australia & Japan, Korea & the west coasts of North & South America? Winchester crisscrosses the ocean in search of answers to these questions. This is a brilliant portrait of the peoples, history, culture & politics of the Pacific by a gifted & critically acclaimed author who remains fascinated & enthralled by the ocean Herman Melville called the tide-beating heart of the earth. A breathtaking work. Maps.