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Maritime archaeology bargains with shipwrecks and is conducted by means of divers instead of diggers. It embraces maritime historical past and analyses alterations in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on targeted previous and up to date case reports, Richard A. Gould offers an up to date overview of the sphere that comes with dramatic new findings coming up from greater undersea applied sciences. This moment variation of Archaeology and the Social background of Ships has been up to date all through to mirror new findings and new interpretations of previous websites. the hot variation explores advances in undersea expertise in archaeology, in particular remotely operated automobiles. The ebook experiences a number of the significant fresh shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord and the Titanic.

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