Océanides is, by its scale, the most significant programme in Social Sciences since the 18th century French Encyclopédie, bringing together 260 researchers from 40 countries. The ambition and originality of this five-year international research programme has been to assess the impact of the maritime in the history of mankind, from the prehistoric times to the present days.
This special issue offers an overview of the scientific conclusions of the project and reveals three fundamental waves which clearly answer our questioning. The sea is the drive of history; the drive of power and influence; the catalyst of economic and political development.
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