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'An awe-inspiring study of our maritime past and present...'Ship' is a compelling tale of exhilarating adventure, combined with authoritive detail' - Marine Times --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Brian Lavery is Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. He is the author of more than thirty books on ships and seafaring, including Ship: 500 Years of Maritime Adventure. A highly respected maritime historian, he has appeared on television programmes such as Time Team and Timewatch and has acted as consultant on many documentaries, including the BBC's Empire of the Seas.He was consultant on the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, and advised on the replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour. A skilled yachtsman, he has considerable experience with traditional ships.
Quite cluttered make reading difficult as though it's just been pasted in like a collage.Published 6 months ago by dexter luminol
Good book and a good price - bought as a Christmas present for someone but looked like a good read.Published 9 months ago by SM
As I liked the version of Battle at sea: 3.000 years of Naval Warfare, I decided to buy this one.
I was not dissapointed.
Bought this book for my husband. He started to read it whilst on a cruise this summer but it was the ship's copy. Read morePublished on 5 Oct. 2013 by Brenda