Archaeology and the Social History of Ships by Gould PDF

By Gould

ISBN-10: 0521125626

ISBN-13: 9780521125628

ISBN-10: 052119492X

ISBN-13: 9780521194921

Maritime archaeology bargains with shipwrecks and is conducted by way of divers instead of diggers. It embraces maritime heritage and analyses adjustments in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on specific earlier and up to date case reviews, Richard A. Gould presents an updated assessment of the sphere that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from more suitable undersea applied sciences. This moment version of Archaeology and the Social historical past 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, particularly remotely operated autos. The booklet stories a few 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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