world http://wamc.org en "Sea And Civilization" By Lincoln Paine http://wamc.org/post/sea-and-civilization-lincoln-paine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Historian Lincoln Paine has just written a monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world’s waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.</p><p>In his book, <em>Sea and Civilization: A Maitime History of the World</em>, Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance migration by sea with our ancestors’ first forays from Africa and Eurasia to Australia and the Americas.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 76741 at http://wamc.org "Sea And Civilization" By Lincoln Paine "To Repair the World" by Paul Farmer http://wamc.org/post/repair-world-paul-farmer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Doctor and social activist Paul Farmer is one of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice. In his new book, <em>To Repair the World</em>, he encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times.</p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68960 at http://wamc.org "To Repair the World" by Paul Farmer "Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit" by Joyce E. Chaplin http://wamc.org/post/round-about-earth-circumnavigation-magellan-orbit-joyce-e-chaplin <p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1416596194/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1416596194&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1416596194" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> is the first full history of around-the-world travel. In it, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation.</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 54062 at http://wamc.org "Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit" by Joyce E. Chaplin