How a tiny wood-loving worm changed the course of world history

Press/Media: Research

Description

A plague of shipworms in 18th century Europe led to environmental disaster and religious fanaticism, but also innovation and the supremacy of Britain’s navy.

Period29 Apr 2021

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Keywords

  • Shipworms
  • Crisis
  • COVID-19
  • Innovation
  • Change