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Archaeology of East Asian shipbuilding

Author: Jun Kimura
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In an examination for a wide array of ships from the 11th to the 19th century and from China, Korea, and Japan, Kimura extrapolates in three detailed case studies, how ships of the Yellow Sea were constructed. Chinese junks and Japanese dhows were known throughout the world, and this work will show why this innovative design has survived the century.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jun Kimura
ISBN: 9780813061184 0813061180
OCLC Number: 967513723
Description: 1 v. (XVI-299 p.) : illustrations, carte, couv. illustrations, en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: Dynamics of East Asian shipbuilding traditions --
Shipbuilding in early East Asia --
A lasting tradition in Northern China --
The Quanzhou ship --
The Shinan shipwreck --
Ship construction materials --
East China Sea rising --
East Asia's link to the South China Sea and Gulf traders --
Responsibility: Jun Kimura.


In this innovative study, Jun Kimura integrates historical data with archaeological findings to examine a wide array of eleventh- to nineteenth-century ships from China, Korea, and Japan. Kimura  Read more...


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