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Boats of South Asia by Sean McGrail
Book DescriptionThis book sets new standards for the documentation of water transport, and introduces styles of boat-building which are unlikely to be found outside the sub-Continent. A fascinating and accessible read for anyone interested in boats or the South Asian way of life, as well as ethnographers, maritime archaeologists and historians, Boats of South Asia covers recent, exhaustive fieldwork in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; and covers a vast array of traditional boats used in the sub-Continent today for fishing and other coastal, riverine tasks.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415297462
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2002
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.
Ancient Boats and Ships, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Sean McGrail
After 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 also surveyed.
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Author Biography - Sean McGrail
Sean McGrail is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton. Lucy Blue is a Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southampton. Eric Kentley was Curator of Ethnographic Craft, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Colin Palmer is a Naval Architect.
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