SerTan ® 27-Feb-2019 21:44

Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Year: 2016
Language: english
Author: Jun Kimura
Genre: History
Publisher: University Press of Florida
ISBN: 978-0813061184
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 321
Description: In this innovative study, Jun Kimura integrates historical data with archaeological findings to examine a wide array of eleventh- through nineteenth-century ships from China, Korea, and Japan. Chinese junks and Japanese sailing ships were known throughout the world, and this work illustrates why their innovative designs have survived the centuries. Kimura presents an extensive dataset of excavated coastal and oceangoing ships that traveled the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, and the South China Sea. Three detailed case studies include the Shinan and Quanzhou wrecks and the Takashima underwater site. Using travel documents, cargo manifests, iconographic paintings, and other descriptive resources, as well as the archaeological evidence of hull components, wooden timbers, and iron remains, Kimura sheds new light on East Asian shipbuilding traditions.



Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding.pdf


Similar releases

Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of Batavia and Other…
The Persistence of Sail in the Age of Steam: Underwater Archaeological Evidence From The Dry…
Heritage and the Sea | Volume 2: Maritime History and Archaeology of the Global Iberian Wor…
The History of Cartography, Vol.2 Book 2 - Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian…
Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and its Irish Longshoremen (New…
Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Workers around the World: Case Studies 1950-2010 - Raquel Varela, et…
Boats of the World: From the Stone Age to Medieval Times - Sean McGrail [2001, PDF]
Classic Sailing Ships - Kenneth Giggal [1988, PDF]
Recycling Ships: Maritime archaeology of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna - Minna…
The Sea Their Graves - Stewart D.J. [2011, PDF]
  • Reply

The time now is: Today 17:49

All times are GMT + 3 Hours