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by James Hamilton-Paterson

Author: James Hamilton-Paterson
Subcategory: Nature & Ecology
Language: English
Publisher: Owlet (October 1, 1993)
Pages: 300 pages
Category: Math and Science
Rating: 4.2
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Hamilton-Paterson's sharp and educated mind here ponders oceans from angles psychological . I wish that I could have indulged in The Great Deep at its publication in 1992 (I was then reading maritime literature only its relationship with the ancient Near Eastern civilizations).

Hamilton-Paterson's sharp and educated mind here ponders oceans from angles psychological, anthropological, scientific, historical, literary. seasickness, celestial navigation, the uniqueness of the Pearl Harbor memorial, 15th century navigation, 16th century homosexual pirates, a tacky casino being built on a tiny and hitherto undeveloped island in the Philippines, the history of underwater exploration-from Alexander the Great to the discovery.

by James Hamilton-Paterson.

James Hamilton-Paterson was born on 6 November 1941 in London .

James Hamilton-Paterson was born on 6 November 1941 in London, England. His father was a neurosurgeon who treated the Aga Khan and provided the inspiration for the poem 'Disease', for which Hamilton-Paterson was awarded the Newdigate Prize. A mixture of art, science, history and philosophy, this book is a deep, abstract lament on loss and the loss of meaning. In 2000, he returned to the magazine industry as a science columnist for Das Magazin (Zurich) for two years before becoming a science columnist for Die Weltwoche.

SEVEN-TENTHS THE SEA AND ITS THRESHOLDS James . The sea and its thresholds. James Hamilton-Paterson.

SEVEN-TENTHS THE SEA AND ITS THRESHOLDS James Hamilton-Paterson For my Mother Also to the memory of Ben Chong and Arnel Julao, last seen on 20 December 1987 hoping t. Suddenly, the romantic notion of voices emerging from the deep took on real commercial possibility.

James Hamilton-Paterson is among the most reclusive and mysterious of British literary exiles. A loner by temperament, he belongs to no metropolitan coterie or salon, and for the past 25 years has ploughed his own furrow. His work resists definition.

the sea and its thresholds. by James Hamilton-Paterson. Published 1993 by H. Holt in New York.

glishman, novelist (Gerontius, 1991, et., poet, journalist, traveler-has written an impressive book reflecting all these attributes. For starters, he creates a spine-tingling scare in the form of a lone swimmer, tethered to his boat, peering at the tropical depths. glishman, novelist (Gerontius, 1991, et.

THE GREAT DEEP The Sea and Its Thresholds. 300 pp. New York: Random House.

Hamilton-Paterson, James. The Great Deep: The Sea and Its Thresholds. New York: Random House, 1992. New York: Vintage Books and Library of America, 1991. Nelson, Harold B. Sounding the Depths: 150 Years of American Seascape

Hamilton-Paterson, James. Sounding the Depths: 150 Years of American Seascape. San Francisco and New York: Chronicle Books and The American Federation of Arts, 1989. The Oxford Book of the Sea. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. Stein, Roger B. Seascape and the American Imagination. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Clarkson N. Potter, In. 1975.

A voyage through the mind of a writer with a passion for the sea dives into lyrical explanations of a watery world with sections on charts, islands, reefs, wrecks, fishing, and pirates