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Neptune’s Laboratory

Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674972018

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

Text

256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 photos

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Discovering Wonder in the Deep
  • 2. Marine Science for the Nation or for the World?
  • 3. Scientific Internationalism in a Pacific World
  • 4. Cold War Science on the Seafloor
  • 5. Ocean Science and Governance in the Anthropocene
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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