Oars, Sails and Steam: A Picture Book of Ships
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002 - History - 77 pages
The evolution of shipbuilding reflects the growth of civilization and in this book, the author offers a history of water transport from the dugout to the aircraft carrier. He presents advances in navigation in chronological order, revealing humanity's progress in travelling the seas.
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