Island by J. Edward Chamberlin
How s Transform the World

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These ruminations are worthy of our consideration, but the best parts of Island are the oddities served up for our delectation by nature and history.
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Island tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands throughout history, and illuminates the ways in which islands transform the world. It celebrates islands, be they real or imagined, barren or beautiful, large or small, as a central part of our lives.
 

About J. Edward Chamberlin

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J. Edward Chamberlin is a professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Toronto. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan, has lectured around the world, and received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies. He is the author of Come Back to Me My Language; Horse; and If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? He lives in British Columbia.
 
Published March 1, 2013 by BlueBridge. 256 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Philip Marchand on Oct 04 2013

These ruminations are worthy of our consideration, but the best parts of Island are the oddities served up for our delectation by nature and history.

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