Ancient Boats and Ships
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Sean McGrail
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Ancient Boats and Ships by Sean McGrail
Book DescriptionAfter an introduction to the topic of maritime archaeology and account of the way maritime archaeologists work, the author describes the building and use of rafts, boats and ships in north-west Europe up to about 1500. The evidence for early sea voyages and for navigation without instruments is surveyed, and there follows a summary of present knowledge about early water transport in the Mediterranean, Arabia, India, south-east Asia, China, Australia the south Pacific and the Americas. There is a glossary of technical terms.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747806455
(210mm x 150mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sean McGrail
Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Beyond Europe, Hardback (July 2015)
Written by a leading Professor of maritime archaeology, this is a more detailed and expanded version of his popular 2006 Shire volume - Ancient Boats and Ships.
Early Ships and Seafaring: European Water Transport, Hardback (November 2014)
Written by a leading Professor in maritime archaeology, this book is aimed at anyone with an interest in the building and uses of ancient and medieval boats. Offers a background in the theory and techniques used in the study of early boats.
Viking World, Paperback (November 2013)
This is a revised and updated edition of James Graham-Campbell's authoritative account of the Viking world, based on recent archaeological research, with an important chapter on ships, shipwrights and seamen from Sean McGrail.
Boats of the World, Paperback (January 2004)» View all books by Sean McGrail
This is the first comprehensive study of the archaeology of rafts, boats, and ships from the Stone Age to Medieval times. All the regions of the world are covered, from Atlantic Europe and the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, the China Sea, and the Pacific.
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Author Biography - Sean McGrail
Sean McGrail served in the Royal navy from 1945 to 1968, the last sixteen years as a pilot in the fleet Air Arm, and qualified as a Master Marina. After reading for a BA at the University of Bristol, he became Assistant Keeper at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, and subsequently Chief Archaelogist and head of the museum's archaeological research centre. He moved to the University of Oxford as Professor of Maritime Archaeoogy in 1986 and since 1993 he has been Visiting Professor for the Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton.
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