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The Archaeology of Ships (A Walck archaeology) ePub download

by Paul Johnstone

  • Author: Paul Johnstone
  • ISBN: 0809835320
  • ISBN13: 978-0809835324
  • ePub: 1617 kb | FB2: 1406 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Archaeology
  • Publisher: Henry Z. Walck, Inc.; First American Edition edition (1974)
  • Pages: 135
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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The Archaeology of Ships (A Walck archaeology) ePub download

The Archaeology Of Ships book.

The Archaeology Of Ships book.

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Describes some of the important finds in marine archaeology and what they have revealed about ships and the people who built and sailed them.

These stone pieces lay on the seafloor for 14 centuries until a fisherman spotted some in 1959 while hunting for cuttlefish.

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural landscapes. Archaeology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities. In Europe it is often viewed as either a discipline in its own right or a sub-field of other disciplines, while in North America archaeology is a sub-field of anthropology.

Archaeologists have traditionally considered islands as distinct physical and social entities

Archaeologists have traditionally considered islands as distinct physical and social entities. In this book, Paul Rainbird discusses the historical construction of this characterization and questions the basis for such an understanding of island archaeology.

Maritime archaeology deals with shipwrecks and is carried out by divers rather than . Books related to Archaeology and the Social History of Ships.

Maritime archaeology deals with shipwrecks and is carried out by divers rather than diggers. It embraces maritime history and analyses changes in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and offers fresh perspectives on the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors.

The archaeological remains of ships in the beach zone are part of a complex and dynamic system. Being periodically exposed and reburied, they vary between being both visible and frequently forgotten features of the physical and cultural coastal landscape. These limited and non-renewable resources are highly susceptible to instability within the landscape.

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction ‘Few introductory volumes on archaeology have covered the entire scope of the field in as lively and entertaining a fashion as this short book. Charles C. Boyd, American Antiquity ‘a series of acute and entertaining short essays on the subject’s great themes. this is a model of good writing for a general audience. chapters rattle along, packed with information but never getting bogged down in too much detail. The archaeology of small watercraft. 91. The earliest ships. 121. Shipwrecks and our understanding of ancient trade.

Describes some of the important finds in marine archaeology and what they have revealed about ships and the people who built and sailed them.