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Ship : the epic story of maritime adventure

Author: Brian Lavery; Smithsonian Institution.; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated chronicle of the history of ships from ancient times to the global age, with notes on ship construction, life at sea, and the use of ships for exploration, trade, military action, and pleasure travel, and brief profiles of notable seafaring people.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lavery; Smithsonian Institution.; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780756667412 0756667410
OCLC Number: 659860180
Notes: Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution and the National Maritime Museum.
Includes index.
Description: 400 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The birth of ships --
Sailors of the seas --
European expansion --
The age of sail --
The age of steam --
The last days of sail --
The world wars --
The global age.
Responsibility: Brian Lavery.

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Presents an illustrated chronicle of the history of ships from ancient times to the global age, with notes on ship construction, life at sea, and the use of ships for exploration, trade, military action, and pleasure travel, and brief profiles of notable seafaring people.

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