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Islands of the Mind: How the Human Imagination Created the Atlantic World

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In "Islands of the Mind," John R. Gillis takes us on a rich and fascinating journey through the centuries and across the ocean in search of the meanings of islands in the collective imagination and history of the western world. Islands, he shows, have always sparked the imagination with notions of danger, adventure, isolation and even perfection. They have lured explorers ...more
Hardcover, 217 pages
Published November 6th 2004 by Palgrave MacMillan
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