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By Sean Mcgrail

ultimately a paperback variation of this general paintings on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's research got unheard of serious acclaim while it was once first released in hardback in 1987 and it really is now revised and released in paperback for the 1st time. Professor McGrail offers an authoritative survey of water shipping throughout Northern Europe from the overdue Palaeolithic to the later heart a while, utilizing proof of excavations, but in addition documentary assets, iconographic and ethnographic proof. within the method he solutions such key questions as How have been those boats equipped? what kind of surroundings have been they utilized in? What speeds might they in attaining? and the way have been they navigated?

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