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By Richard A. Gould

Maritime archaeology bargains with shipwrecks and is performed by way of divers instead of diggers..It embraces maritime heritage and analyzes adjustments in ship-building, navigation, and seamanship, and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on certain earlier and up to date case reviews, Richard A. Gould presents an up to date overview of the sector that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from superior 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 recent version explores advances in undersea know-how in archaeology, in particular remotely operated automobiles. The e-book studies a number of the significant fresh shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord, and the enormous.

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