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Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr


Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the American War, and the start of the First World War in 1914 witnessed a dramatic, varied flourishing in uses for and understandings of the coast on both sides of the Atlantic. Prior to the second half of the eighteenth century, coasts were often thought of as unhealthy, dangerous places. Developments in both medicine and aesthetics changed this. Increasingly, the coast could seem at once a space of c ... More

Keywords: Coasts, Oceanic studies, Space and place, Victorian studies, Romantic studies, Eighteenth-century studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474435734
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Ingleby, editor

Matthew P. M. Kerr, editor

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