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Ancient Boats in North-West Europe: The Archaeology of Water by Sean Mcgrail

By Sean Mcgrail

eventually a paperback variation of this common paintings on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's research got unparalleled serious acclaim while it was once first released in hardback in 1987 and it truly is now revised and released in paperback for the 1st time. Professor McGrail offers an authoritative survey of water delivery throughout Northern Europe from the past due Palaeolithic to the later heart a while, utilizing proof of excavations, but in addition documentary resources, iconographic and ethnographic facts. within the procedure he solutions such key questions as How have been those boats outfitted? what kind of surroundings have been they utilized in? What speeds may perhaps they in attaining? and the way have been they navigated?

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