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Boats of the world

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Maritime archaeology, the study of man's early encounter with the rivers and seas of the world, only came to the fore in the last decades of the twentieth century, long after its parent discipline, terrestrial archaeology, had been established. Yet there were seamen long before there were farmers, navigators before there were potters, and boatbuilders before there were wainwrights. In this book Professor McGrail attempts to correct some of the imbalance in our knowledge of the past by presenting the evidence for the building and use of early water transport: rafts, boats, and ships.

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Author(s):
Sean McGrail
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199271860
ISBN-13:
9780199271863
Number of pages:
480
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Boats of the World

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Maritime archaeology, the study of man's early encounter with the rivers and seas of the world, only came to the fore in the last decades of the twentieth century, long after its parent discipline, terrestrial archaeology, had been established. Yet there were seamen long before there were farmers, navigators before there were potters, and boatbuilders before there were wainwrights. In this book Professor McGrail attempts to correct some of the imbalance in our knowledge of the past by presenting the evidence for the building and use of early water transport: rafts, boats, and ships.

book is in good condition

Author(s):
Sean McGrail
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199271860
ISBN-13:
9780199271863
Number of pages:
480
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Boats of the World

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