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The Oxford companion to ships and the sea

Author: Ian Dear; Peter Kemp
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Brings together more than 2,600 entries on every imaginable aspect of the seas and the vessels that sail on them, from shipbuilding, yachting, diving, and marine mammals, to tidal power, piracy, and the literature and language of the sea. The Companion includes authoritative and fascinating entries on maritime history, including its greatest naval battles, like Pearl Harbor and Trafalgar, its most well-known ships,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Dear; Peter Kemp
ISBN: 019920568X 9780199205684 9780191727504 0191727504
OCLC Number: 70671516
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 678 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTE TO READER; THE OXFORD COMPANION TO SHIPS & THE SEA; SELECT INDEX
Other Titles: Ships and the sea
Responsibility: edited by I.C.B. Dear and Peter Kemp.
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Brings together more than 2,600 entries on various aspects of the seas and the vessels that sail on them. This edition includes entries on maritime history: its naval battles, including Pearl Harbor  Read more...

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