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Ship: The Epic Story of Maritime Adventure
by Brian Lavery
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756604966, Hardcover)Looking at every aspect of water-going craft and the people who have sailed them - from dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians to battleships and modern cruise liners, Ship is the ultimate guide on maritime history. Covering everything from the endeavors of the great explorers as they mapped the globe to the impact of ships on trade and industry, this is a vast reference, with over 1,500 images, for nautical buffs and curious readers.
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Complemented by more than 1,500 illustrations, diagrams, and period photos. Visual study captures more than five thousand years of maritime history.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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