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The Coastal History Blog 20: Contemplating Time and Tide in the Sailor’s Magazine

When nineteenth-century Britons stood facing the ocean, what did they think about? Did they rejoice in the healthy sea breezes? Fret about a French invasion? Did they daydream about travel, worry about stock market crashes, plot the conversion of unbelievers in far-flung colonies?  Or, watching the waves themselves, did they marvel at the scientific achievement […]

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