Table of Contents for Attacking Ocean : The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels


Preface xiii
Author's Note xxi
1 Minus One Hundred Twenty-Two Meters and Climbing
1(22)
Millennia of Dramatic Change
2 Doggerland
23(15)
3 Euxine and Ta-Mehu
38(15)
4 "Marduk Laid a Reed on the Face of the Waters"
53(18)
Catastrophic Forces
5 "Men Were Swept Away by Waves"
71(16)
6 "The Whole Shoreline Filled"
87(13)
7 "The Abyss of the Depths Was Uncovered"
100(13)
8 "The Whole Is Now One Festering Mess"
113(14)
9 The Golden Waterway
127(17)
10 "Wave in the Harbor"
144(19)
Challenging Inundations
11 A Right to Subsistence
163(12)
12 The Dilemma of Islands
175(17)
13 "The Crookedest River in the World"
192(17)
14 "Here the Tide Is Ruled, by the Wind, the Moon and Us"
209(16)
Epilogue 225(14)
Acknowledgments 239(2)
Notes 241(16)
Index 257