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Ancient Boats And Ships

Author : Sean McGrail
ISBN : 0747806454
Genre : Social Science
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After an introduction to the topic of maritime archaeology and account of the way maritime archaeologists work, the author describes the building and use of rafts, boats and ships in north-west Europe up to about 1500. The evidence for early sea voyages and for navigation without instruments is also surveyed.

Ancient Boats In North West Europe

Author : Sean Mcgrail
ISBN : 9781317882374
Genre : History
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At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the Late Palaeolithic to the later Middle Ages, using evidence of excavations, but also documentary sources, iconographic and ethnographic evidence. In the process he answers such key questions as How were these boats built? What sort of environment were they used in? What speeds could they achieve? and how were they navigated?

Ancient Boats

Author : Seán McGrail
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040044179
Genre : Social Science
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Sacred And Secular

Author : Cheryl A. Ward
ISBN : UOM:39015050020315
Genre : History
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Ancient Egyptian Ships and Boats. Soundly based on archaeological evidence, this is a detailed study of the ways in which Egyptians engineered, manufactured and used ancient vessels. Ward widens the discussion to consider ancient engineering and shipbuilding in general and considers the economic, cultural and political context of Egyptian ships and water transport.

Ships And Seafaring In Ancient Times

Author : Lionel Casson
ISBN : UOM:39015032554092
Genre : History
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The Sailing Boat A Description Of English And Foreign Boats

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ISBN : OXFORD:600018050
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The Sailing Boat A Description Of English And Foreign Boats Their Varieties Of Rig And Practical Directions For Sailing Etc

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ISBN : BL:A0017611130
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Boats Ships And Shipyards

Author : Carlo Beltrame
ISBN : 9781785704628
Genre : Social Science
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From sewn planked boats in Early Dynastic Egypt to Late Roman wrecks in Italy, and the design of Venetian Merchant Galleys, this huge volume gathers together fifty-three papers presenting new research on the archaeology and history of ancient ships and shipbuilding traditions. The papers have been grouped into several thematic sections, including: ships of the Mediterranean; the reconstruction of ancient ships, from life-size reconstructions to computer models; the study of shipyards, shipsheds and slipways of the Mediterranean and Europe; Venetian Galleys of the 15th and 16th centuries; and North European medieval and post -medieval ships. These papers which were presented at the Ninth International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology (ISBSA), held in Venice 2000. Carlo Beltrame is a free-lance archaeologist and contract professor of Maritime archaeology at Università Ca' Foscari of Venice and of Naval archaeology at Universita della Tuscia of Viterbo. He specialises in the archaeology of ship-construction from antiquity until the Renaissance period and methodology in maritime archaeology.

Ships Fastenings

Author : Michael Mccarthy
ISBN : 9781603446211
Genre : Social Science
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In this first detailed study of hull fastenings, Michael McCarthy describes those found on ships throughout the ages, from sewn-plank boats of the ancient world and Micronesia to Viking ships, Mediterranean caravels, nineteenth-century ocean clippers, and steamships. McCarthy also provides a history of many discoveries and innovations that accompanied changes in the kinds of fastenings used and the way they were secured--such as copper sheathing, metallurgy, and welding. Underwriting and insurance are also discussed, since the registries kept by Lloyd's and others dictated the form and method of fastening. This book will interest not only archaeologists and historians, but also boat builders and enthusiasts.

Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 9780486311340
Genre : Transportation
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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.

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