By Richard A. Gould

Maritime archaeology bargains with shipwrecks and is performed via divers instead of diggers..It embraces maritime historical past and analyzes alterations in ship-building, navigation, and seamanship, and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on particular previous and up to date case reports, Richard A. Gould offers an updated overview of the sphere that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from better 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the Social historical past of Ships has been up to date all through to mirror new findings and new interpretations of outdated websites. the hot version explores advances in undersea expertise in archaeology, specifically remotely operated automobiles. The ebook reports some of the significant contemporary shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord, and the great.

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