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Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham

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Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world
Title
Fifty ships that changed the course of history
Title remainder
a nautical history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Ian Graham
Title variation
50 ships that changed the course of history
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Language
eng
Summary
"A visual history of economic development in fifty ships, starting from the earliest known record, Pharaoh Khufu's solar barge (roughly 5000 years ago), to MS Allure of the Seas, the biggest passenger ship ever built (longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall)."--
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
387
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
VM15
LC item number
.G544 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham
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Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham
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"A Firefly book"--Title page verso
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Includes bibliographical references (page 218) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Pharaoh Khufu's Solar Barge -- The Trireme -- The Nydam Ship -- Isis -- Mora -- Zheng He's Treasure ships -- Santa Maria -- Mary Rose -- Victoria -- Mayflower -- HMS Endeavour -- HMS Victory -- HMS Sirius -- Clermont (North River Steamboat) -- SS Savannah -- HMS Beagle -- Amistad -- SS Great Britain -- HMS Rattler -- America -- HMS Challenger -- Gloire -- USS Monitor -- Cutty Sark -- Fram -- Spray -- USS Oregon -- USS Holland -- Potemkin -- HMS Dreadnought -- RMS Lusitania -- RMS Titanic -- U-21 -- SS Normandie -- Bismarck -- HMS Illustrious -- SS Patrick Henry -- Yamato -- RV Calypso -- USS Missouri -- Kon-Tiki -- SS Ideal X -- USS Nautilus -- Rainbow Warrior -- NS Lenin -- SS Torrey Canyon -- USS Enterprise -- DSV Alvin -- Glomar Explorer -- MS Allure of the Seas
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781770857193
Lccn
2016416044
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), colour maps, portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)945781905

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