Seagoing Ships and Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant / Edition 1

Seagoing Ships and Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant / Edition 1

by Shelley Wachsmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890967091

ISBN-13: 9780890967096

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

This is a comprehensive study of Bronze Age ships and seafaring in the eastern Mediterranean, the principal means of contact between different cultures in this period. It deals with seagoing ships in the cultures bordering the eastern Mediterannean, starting with Egypt and following the trade routes. Seven primary aspects of seafaring are dealt with: ship

Overview

This is a comprehensive study of Bronze Age ships and seafaring in the eastern Mediterranean, the principal means of contact between different cultures in this period. It deals with seagoing ships in the cultures bordering the eastern Mediterannean, starting with Egypt and following the trade routes. Seven primary aspects of seafaring are dealt with: ship construction, propulsion, anchors, navigation, sea trade, war and piracy and laws of the sea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890967096
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.38(h) x 1.19(d)

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