Ships of Discovery and Exploration [Audiobook] download free by Lincoln P. Paine

Ships of Discovery and Exploration Audiobook download free by Lincoln P. Paine
  • Listen audiobook: Ships of Discovery and Exploration
  • Author: Lincoln P. Paine
  • Release date: 2000/8/4
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780395984154
  • Rating: 9.25 of 10
  • Votes: 385
  • Review by: Elaine Colbert
  • Review rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 2H19M15S in 256 kbps (37.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, Shorten, MPEG4, WAV, WMA, MP3 (compression TAR.7Z, ZIP, RPM, RAR, Z)
  • Total pages original book: 188
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M30S (3.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Lincoln P. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal described it as 'clearly the most fascinating book of the year.' Now, in two equally fascinating new books, Paine focuses on two of the most interesting areas of maritime history: WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD TO 1900 and SHIPS OF DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION.SHIPS OF DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION tells the stories of 125 vessels that have played important roles in voyages of geographical exploration and scientific discovery, from early Polynesian double canoes to the most technically sophisticated submersibles. Each ship is described in a vivid short essay that captures its personality as well as its physical characteristics, construction, and history. Drawings, paintings, and photographs show the grandeur and grace of these oceangoing vessels, maps help the reader follow the routes of great seafarers and naval campaigns, and chronologies offer a perspective on underwater archaeology sites, maritime technology, exploration, and disasters at sea.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Reference Works, Ships & Shipping, Geographical Discovery & Exploration, General & World History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 178.8x228.1x16mm
  • Weight: 348.35g
  • Printed by: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Published in: Boston, United States

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