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The Complete History of Ships and Boats

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Even as airlines provide faster means of travel, ships and boats remain as important as ever in transporting passengers and cargo across the world’s bodies of water. While ship design has become increasingly sophisticated with time, everything including the luxury liners, warships, and sailboats of today owe much to the watercraft that facilitated travel, trade, and war among ancient cultures. This detailed volume examines the development of the different types of water vehicles and the design of related structures, including docks and quays.

The New Complete History of the United States of America

Author : John Clark Ridpath
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A Complete History of the Most Remarkable Transactions at Sea

Author : Josiah Burchett
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The Art and Archaeology of Venetian Ships and Boats

Author : Lillian Ray Martin
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Presents a brief history of Venetian art and then catalogues each known piece of Venetian art that depicts watercraft. Through detailed analysis of these images the author reveals important facts about the construction, rigging, and use of these watercraft.

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels Arranged in Systematic Order

Author : Robert Kerr
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Torpedo

Author : Roger Branfill-Cook
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The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel Ð and by extension a small, minor navy Ð to threaten the largest and most powerful warships afloat. The

A Complete History of the Great Rebellion

Author : James Moore
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels

Author : Robert Kerr
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica

Author : Hugh Chrisholm
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The Encyclopedia Britannica

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