Sovereigns of the Sea by Angus Konstam
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Sovereigns of the Sea
By Angus Konstam

Sovereigns of the Sea

The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship

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Sovereigns of the Sea by Angus Konstam

Book Description

Savor the story of the ultimate warship in Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship, which chronicles the history of Sovereign of the Seas, an immensely powerful floating fortress. You will enjoy this gripping tale of an arms race that created and ruined empires, changed the map of the world, and led Europe out of the Renaissance and into the Modern age. Understand how the Sovereign of the Seas became the model for a whole new generation of warships that would dominate naval warfare until the advent of steam power.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470116678
ISBN-10: 0470116676
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 158mm x 29mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Angus Konstam

Angus Konstam is a widely published authorwho has written several books on piracy,including Blackbeard: America's Most NotoriousPirate, The History of Pirates, and Piracy: The Complete History. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as a curator of weapons in the Tower of London and as the chief curator in the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida, before becoming a full-time historian and writer. An expert on weapons, shipwrecks, and piracy, he has advised several underwater archaeological groups and appears regularly on both the Discovery and the History channels. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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