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Ancient Mariners - 91 edition

by Lionel Casson

Ancient Mariners (ISBN10: 0691014779; ISBN13: 9780691014777)
ISBN13: 978-0691014777
ISBN10: 0691014779

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0691068367
ISBN10: 0691068364

Summary: Written by the renowned authority on ancient ships and seafaring Lionel Casson, The Ancient Mariners has long served the needs of all who are interested in the sea, from the casual reader to the professional historian. This completely revised edition takes into account the fresh information that has appeared since the book was first published in 1959, especially that from archaeology's newest branch, marine archaeology. Casson does what no other author has done: he h ...show moreas put in a single volume the story of all that the ancients accomplished on the sea from the earliest times to the end of the Roman Empire. He explains how they perfected trading vessels from mere rowboats into huge freighters that could carry over a thousand tons, how they transformed warships from simple oared transports into complex rowing machines holding hundreds of marines and even heavy artillery, and how their maritime commerce progressed from short cautious voyages to a network that reached from Spain to India.
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Edition/Copyright: 91
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 08/26/1991
International: No

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1991 Paperback Good 0691014779. This book is in good condition; used stamp on bottom edge. The book has some shelfwear and corner wear. Some sparse highlighted passages: most pages are clean. Solid ...show morestudy or reading copy but not for collectors.; 0.79 x 8.98 x 5.98 Inches; 299 pages. ...show less
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