Men, ships, and the sea

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National Geographic Society, 1962 - Transportation - 436 pages
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A well-illustrated book tracing the development of ships,and historic battles fought at sea.

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Review: Men, Ships, and the Sea,

User Review  - Marc - Goodreads

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea..." - Antoine de Saint Exupery There are ... Read full review

Review: Men, Ships, and the Sea,

User Review  - Ami_Ven - Goodreads

A great (circa 1961 vintage) look at the history of humans and boats. I really liked that it was written, in various parts, by actual sailors, which made it seem more real to me. Read full review


Mans first brave ventures
On the Nile and the Mediterranean
Athenians beat Xerxes at Salamis

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