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The Sea In History Week One notes.

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The Sea in History
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The things that are bolded are things that the professor said during the lecture, or things that I looked up and added. As the semester progresses, I will add more things from the book as well.
The Sea in History
William McCarthy
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Imani Johnson on Sunday January 24, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 25372 at University of North Carolina - Wilmington taught by William McCarthy in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 22 views. For similar materials see The Sea in History in Arts and Humanities at University of North Carolina - Wilmington.

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