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The Oxford encyclopedia of maritime history

Author: John B Hattendorf
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. Over nine hundred articles written by leading historians examine all aspects of maritime history, including naval history, shipbuilding, biographies of major figures, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce and economics, and international law.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Hattendorf
ISBN: 9780195130751 0195130758
OCLC Number: 76901969
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Dartmouth Medal 2008 Library Journal Best Reference 2007 RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2008AAP/PSP Award Honorable Mention Multi-Volume Reference: Humanities and Social Sciences Winner of the North American Society for Oceanic History's 2007 John Lyman Award.
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Actium, Battle of --
Ex Voto --
v. 2. Factory Ship --
Navies, Great Powers: Japan --
v. 3. Navies, Great Powers: Portugal --
Shipyards --
v. 4. Siebe, Augustus --
Zheng He, Topical Outline of Entries, Directory of Contributors, Index.
Responsibility: John B. Hattendorf, editor in chief.
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