Download PDF by Gould: Archaeology and the Social History of Ships

By Gould

ISBN-10: 0521125626

ISBN-13: 9780521125628

ISBN-10: 052119492X

ISBN-13: 9780521194921

Maritime archaeology offers with shipwrecks and is performed by way of divers instead of diggers. It embraces maritime historical past and analyses alterations in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on distinctive previous and up to date case experiences, Richard A. Gould offers an updated evaluate of the sector that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from greater undersea applied sciences. This moment version of Archaeology and the Social heritage of Ships has been up-to-date all through to mirror new findings and new interpretations of previous websites. the recent version explores advances in undersea know-how in archaeology, in particular remotely operated autos. The ebook studies a number of the significant fresh shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord and the Titanic.

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