Results 1 – 30 of 40 Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship, (Conway’s History of the Ship) by Gardiner, Robert [Editor]; Unger, Richard W. Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Steve said: Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting plac. Cogs, caravels and galleons: the sailing ship, / editor, Robert Gardiner ; consultant editor, Richard W. Unger.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons traces the development of seagoing vessels from the traditions of late antiquity to the all important emergence of the three-masted ship, undoubtedly the most significant innovation in the history abd shipping before the steam engine.
There are also more general sections on essential background subjects like construction and guns and gunnery, as well as pertinent essays on the evidence – from documentary sources, contemporary illustrations and archaeology.
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Lists with This Book. Archeologists speculate the ability to make something that moves round on water was one of the tools that gave us a leg up so to speak over the other humanoids running around at the dawn of human history.
Richard Greenawalt rated it it was ok Jul 08, Archeologists speculate the gaoleons to make something that moves round on water was one of the tools that gave us a leg up so to speak over the other humanoids ru Oh, ok, that explains a lot. The Sailing Ship, Each volume adopts a strong theme that allows it to stand on its own, but throughout the series a strict chronological sequence has been maintained.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. May 14, Steve Howarth rated it it was amazing Shelves: David Emery McKown marked it as to-read Jun 14, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Umran Haji marked it as to-read Aug 28, cohs These boats are bathtub toys! The ship is probably the most influential tool in human history and it continues to exert a widespread and persistent fascination. Gilbert rated it it was amazing Jun 30, Without the three-masted ship the European Unger No preview available – Refresh and try again.
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In recent years much original research has been done in this field, based on both documentary sources and archaeology, but this is the first overall synthesis of the new material now available. Willy marked it as to-read Feb 25, Mladen marked it as to-read May 25, Chris Levesque rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting place for reference on vessels of the period.
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