Rachel Carson on the Deep History of the Sea (new episode)

Rachel Carson on the Deep History of the Sea Human Voices Wake Us

An episode from 7/14/23: Tonight, I read from two great writers on the history of the sea. The first is an excerpt from Rachel Carson’s (1907-1964) ⁠⁠The Sea Around Us⁠⁠, on the deep history of the sea, and the beginnings of all life within it.

Next is an excerpt from archaeologist Barry Cunliffe’s ⁠⁠Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and Its Peoples⁠⁠, where he illustrates all the strategies and passed-down knowledge—of winds, tides, currents, landmarks, marine life, etc.—that sailors in prehistoric Europe would have utilized to travel on the ocean.

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