'Oceans Past is a fascinating book that addresses the history of fisheries resources [...]. It applies lessons from the past to describe the causes and consequences of changes in the marine environment, and to address improved management of ocean fisheries.' A. K. Volety, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA 'Informative and engaging' Oceanography 'A fascinating book... Recommended' Choice
About the Author
Dr David J. Starkey is Reader in Maritime History at the University of Hull. He has published extensively on various maritime themes, including fisheries and marine environmental history. Professor Poul Holm is Rector of Roskilde University. A highly regarded historian, he is Chair of the HMAP Executive Committee and a member of the CoML Scientific Steering Committee. Michaela Barnard is Research Fellow in the Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull. As well as teaching and researching marine environmental history, she has published widely on fisheries and shipping history.