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The History of Shipwrecks


Year: 1999
Language: english
Author: Konstam A.
Genre: History
Publisher: Lyons Press
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 1558219706
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 200
Description: Stories of shipwrecks, tragedy, treasure, and daring rescues have fascinated readers for centuries. Wherever in the world you may be, there are famous wrecks to discover and multitudes of valuable artifacts trapped within these undersea hulks. The History of Shipwrecks explores the exciting world in the depths and takes readers on a journey of underwater adventure. It traces the history of man and the sea, diving, treasure hunting, and archaeology; and it invites the reader to visit sunken Roman warships and Spanish galleons, colonial vessels, and twentieth-century luxury liners - all captured here in glorious full-color photography.
With sections on famous divers and their discoveries, as well as illuminating timelines and maps, this fascinating, authoritative book will stir the imagination of all armchair deep-sea adventurers.
Additional info: About the Author
Dr. Angus Konstam was the curator of arms and armour at the Tower of London, and is now the chief curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida, responsible for organizing major exhibitions throughout the eastern seaboard. Dr. Konstam's knowledge of maritime history, and his exposure to countless historical objects and manuscripts, have helped make this a truly exceptional study.

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