The Resource The conquest of the ocean : the illustrated history of seafaring, Brian Lavery

The conquest of the ocean : the illustrated history of seafaring, Brian Lavery

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The conquest of the ocean : the illustrated history of seafaring
Title
The conquest of the ocean
Title remainder
the illustrated history of seafaring
Statement of responsibility
Brian Lavery
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Language
eng
Summary
This is a captivating read spanning 5,000 years of the oceans history. "Conquest of the Ocean" tells the 5,000 year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. You can explore the lives and maritime adventures, many with first person narratives, of land seekers and globe charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook and Vitus Bering. Brian Lavery is a well-known British naval historian, whose prestigious credits include historical consultant on the blockbuster, "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World". This narrative history is filled with paintings, logbooks, maps, sketches and diagrams that bring these events and locations to life. "Conquest of the Ocean" beautifully intertwines informative images with fascinating stories of expedition and exploration in a way that has never been done before. Brian Lavery will have you engrossed in this extraordinary historic naval read
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
387.509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The conquest of the ocean : the illustrated history of seafaring, Brian Lavery
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The conquest of the ocean : the illustrated history of seafaring, Brian Lavery
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 390-391) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn839765755
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781409367970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
colored illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1824141
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