Host: Peter Neill
Producer: Trisha Badger
Peter Neill’s guest for Friday, December 3rd is Lincoln Paine, maritime historian and, author of “The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World”, and “Down East: An Illustrated History of Maritime Maine”. This is a fascinating discussion about the history of our coastal places in Maine–from the days when England declared every white pine in the State to be the King’s property, to the future of Maine’s coasts—from industry to how and where we go for recreation and renewal.
-Spirit of place, community
-Logging and shipbuilding
Guest: Lincoln Paine, maritime historian and, author of “The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World”, and “Down East: An Illustrated History of Maritime Maine” published by Tilbury House.
About the host:
Peter Neill is founder and director of the World Ocean Observatory, a web-based place of exchange for information and educational services about the health of the ocean. In 1972, he founded Leete’s Island Books, a small publishing house specializing in literary reprints, the essay, photography, the environment, and profiles of indigenous healers and practitioners of complimentary medicine around the world. He holds a profound interest in Maine, its history, its people, its culture, and its contribution to community and quality of life.