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Early Ships and Seafaring

Water Transport Beyond Europe

Seán McGrail

Seán McGrail’s scholarly study presents the evidence for early hand-built rafts and boats in the world beyond Europe, from Egypt and Arabia to Asia, Oceania and Australia. It combines the insights of ethnographical research with the analysis of excavated vessels and contemporary written accounts to give a comprehensive picture of our knowledge about ancient seafaring and the techniques and materials that were used to construct the different types of craft.
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  • Publisher: Pen & Sword
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 232pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9781473825598
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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