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Maritime archaeology offers with shipwrecks and is performed by means of divers instead of diggers. It embraces maritime historical past and analyses adjustments in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and gives clean views at the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on certain earlier and up to date case stories, Richard A. Gould presents an updated assessment of the sphere that comes with dramatic new findings bobbing up from superior 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and the Social background of Ships has been up-to-date all through to mirror new findings and new interpretations of outdated websites. the recent variation explores advances in undersea expertise in archaeology, specifically remotely operated autos. The booklet studies some of the significant contemporary shipwreck findings, together with the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord and the Titanic.

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