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History of ships

Author: Bernard Ireland
Publisher: Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprhensive history and reference work, chronicling the development of world shipping. As well as describing advancements in shipping, the author has included a number of sea battles which are significant because the results of these encounters were to shape the course of world history. Over 200 photograpfhs and informative artworks, including cross-sections of seminal ships throughout the ages and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Ireland
ISBN: 0785811761 9780785811763
OCLC Number: 45245251
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 1999 by Hamlyn as Hamlyn history of ships.
Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Hamlyn history of ships
Responsibility: Bernard Ireland.

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This is a comprhensive history and reference work, chronicling the development of world shipping. As well as describing advancements in shipping, the author has included a number of sea battles which are significant because the results of these encounters were to shape the course of world history. Over 200 photograpfhs and informative artworks, including cross-sections of seminal ships throughout the ages and featuring important ship builders and designers are included.

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