Boats of the World: From the Stone Age to Medieval Times

Boats of the World: From the Stone Age to Medieval Times

by Sei'An McGrail
     
 

This is the first book to deal comprehensively with the archaeology of rafts, boats, and ships from the Stone Age to Medieval times. All the regions of the world are covered, from Atlantic Europe and the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, the China Sea, and the Pacific.See more details below

Overview

This is the first book to deal comprehensively with the archaeology of rafts, boats, and ships from the Stone Age to Medieval times. All the regions of the world are covered, from Atlantic Europe and the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, the China Sea, and the Pacific.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199271863
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Lists of Tables
Abbreviations
Conventions used in the text

1. Sources and Themes
2. Egypt
3. Arabia
4. The Mediterranean
5. Atlantic Europe
6. India, (sample section)
6.1. The Neolithic and Bronze Ages
6.1. The Iron Age
6.1. Graeco-Roman trade with India
6.1. Seafaring in the Bay of Bengal (first-eight centuries AD)
6.1. Medieval European contacts with India
6.1. Planked boats and ships up to the twentieth century
6.1. Medieval and later navigational techniques
7. Greater Australia
8. South-East Asia
9. Oceania
10. China
11. The Americas
12. Early Water Transport

Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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