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 adjustments in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and provides clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on special previous and up to date case reports, Richard A. Gould presents an up to date evaluation of the sphere that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from enhanced 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 hot variation explores advances in undersea expertise in archaeology, particularly remotely operated automobiles. The publication experiences the various significant contemporary shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord and the Titanic.

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