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Ships through the ages


Год выпуска: 1972
Язык: английский
Автор: Douglas Lobley
Жанр: История
Издательство: Octopus Books
Издание: 1st
ISBN: 0706400186
Формат: PDF
Качество: Отсканированные страницы + слой распознанного текста
Количество страниц: 148
Описание: This book is a compression of 6,000 years of the history of the ship from tree trunk dug-out to nuclear liner - a story which resembles a family tree with innumerable branches, becoming most numerous during the years from the early nineteenth century. This book cannot hope to describe the multiplicity of ship types that were built in step with technological development. The aim has been to describe a cross-section of passenger liners, cruise liners, and cargo carriers.

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Introduction
First beginnings
Escape from the dark age
Three centuries of sail (1500 -1800)
The clipper ship
Fighting ships (1700-1906)
The modern commercial ship
The liner today
Freaks
Special purpose ships
Disasters at sea
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgements

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