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WALES: Explore maritime history.



Byline: By ERYL CRUMP

MARITIME adventures and man's encounter with the sea are explored in the latest issue of the Maritime Wales journal.

The magazine looked at the import trade in the Middle Ages and the life of Captain Hugh Evans who played an important role in Anglesey's maritime history Maritime history is a broad thematic element of global history. As an academic subject, it crosses the boundaries of standard disciplines, focusing on understanding mankind's various relationships to the oceans, seas, and major waterways of the globe.  during the first half of the 19th century.

The journal was established in 1976 by Aled Eames, a lecturer at the University of Wales Affiliated institutions
  • Cardiff University
Cardiff was once a full member of the University but has now left (though it retains some ties). When Cardiff left, it merged with the University of Wales College of Medicine (which was also a former member).
, Bangor; Lewis Lloyd Lewis Kevin Lloyd (born February 22, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a retired American basketball player.

A 6'6" guard/forward from Drake University, Lloyd played seven seasons (1981-1986; 1989-1990) in the NBA as a member of the Golden State Warriors, Houston
, a lecturer at Coleg Harlech; and Bryn Parry, the Gwynedd Archvist.

The publication is produced by Gwynedd Council.

Ann Rhydderch, Principal Archivist ARCHIVIST. One to whose care the archives have been confided.  and Heritage Officer for Gwynedd Council, who is a member of the 'Maritime Wales' editorial board said: "We are delighted that the latest edition of Maritime Wales can boast such a variety of articles, which we hope will be of interest to people throughout Wales. The journal has become an important forum for those who have personal history related to Welsh seafaring life.

"As an editorial board, we are always keen to hear from anyone who is interested in contributing to future editions of 'Maritime Wales'.

As in 1976, the aim of the journal is to include a variety of articles which appeal to a wide range of readers, and which cover as many aspects as possible of man's encounter with the sea around the coasts of Wales."

Further details on how to obtain a copy of Maritime Wales are available on 01286 679088.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
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Date:Nov 5, 2007
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