By Jason M. Burns
Historical archaeologists are in a distinct place to research either ancient files and archaeological info for you to generate hypotheses and draw conclusions. during this paintings, the information not just supplied the background of the send "Catharine" but in addition the commercial, social and political environments within which the send was once outfitted and employed.
This paintings focuses not just at the shipwreck and the wrecking occasion, yet at the background and archaeology of a unmarried send. With this accelerated view, the study additionally delves into:
*The fight for dominance within the send exchange within the 19th century.
This publication should be of curiosity to underwater, historic and cultural archaeologists, social historians, cultural historical past managers and archaeologists operating within the southeastern usa.
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