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By Gould

ISBN-10: 0521125626

ISBN-13: 9780521125628

ISBN-10: 052119492X

ISBN-13: 9780521194921

Maritime archaeology offers with shipwrecks and is conducted via divers instead of diggers. It embraces maritime historical past 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 exact earlier and up to date case experiences, Richard A. Gould presents an up to date assessment of the sector that incorporates dramatic new findings coming up from superior 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the Social historical past of Ships has been up-to-date all through to mirror new findings and new interpretations of outdated websites. the hot version explores advances in undersea know-how in archaeology, specifically remotely operated autos. The e-book experiences 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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