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Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail (2017)
Journal Article
Bankoff, G. (2017). Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail. Environment and History, 23(2), 163-196 . https://doi.org/10.3197/096734017X14900292921734

Historiography has paid insufficient attention to the influence of winds and currents. The rise of Western European states to global dominance and world empires from the sixteenth century is usually characterised as maritime but should more fittingly... Read More about Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail.