The Oxford encyclopedia of maritime history

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Here is an encyclopedia of maritime history that, in scope and depth, rivals the expansiveness of the sea itself. TheEncyclopedia covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to Viking sea-raiders, from Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars to the voyages of Cheng Ho, from the European conquerors of the New World to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. Placing maritime affairs in their larger historical context, theEncyclopedia shows how seafaring has both reflected and influenced the major economic, cultural, military, and political developments in world history.In four volumes and nearly 1,000 signed articles by an international group of historians and naval officers, theEncyclopedia offers a uniquely integrated approach, emphasizing the connections between maritime history and many related fields, including naval history, shipbuilding, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce and economics, exploration and maritime geography, oceanography and hydrology, and international maritime law. In so doing, theEncyclopedia provides, in a single reference work, a wealth of information that can otherwise be found only with the help of an extensive library.Alphabetical organization, intelligible writing, plentiful illustrations, cross-references, bibliographies, a synoptic outline, and topical index all makeThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History an inviting, easy-to-use reference for researchers and enthusiasts alike.
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subject_facet Naval art and science -- History -- Encyclopedias, Naval history -- Encyclopedias, Navigation -- History -- Encyclopedias
table_of_contents v. 1. Actium, Battle of-- Ex Voto -- v. 2. Factory Ship-- Navies, great powers, Japan -- v. 3. Navies, great powers: Portugal-- shipyards -- v. 4. Siebe, Augustus-- Zheng He topical outline of entries, diractory of contributors, index.
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