Seas and Waterways of the World [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues

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Seas and Waterways of the World [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues

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Rating : 4.78 (965 Votes)
Asin : 1851097112
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 731 Pages
Publish Date : 2018-02-14
Language : English

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Many entries contain B&W photos and maps. The section on the history of the world's seas and waterways contains entries on specific bodies of water around the world. "Written at the level of high school and up, this two-volume reference offers an introduction to the use of the world's seas and waterways in history and during modern times, emphasizing the importance of seas and waterways to civilization. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates and general readers." - Choice"Perfect for college-level nautical history libraries." - Midwest Book Review"The general reader will find this book a useful introduction to a wide variety of subjects and the bibliographies provide guidance on where to undert

This is the first comprehensive encyclopedia on the history of the vast and varied ways human beings have used the world's waterways for business, protection, and recreation.• 134 entries, organized alphabetically within 3 sections• Approximately 50 contributorsexperts in the study and practice of water-based commerce• A chronology of important events in nautical history• A rich selection of photographs, illustrations, and maps

"A title perfect for college-level nautical history libraries" according to Midwest Book Review. Seas and Waterways of the World: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses and Issues appears in a fine two-volume set packing in over a hundred entries, organized alphabetically with A title perfect for college-level nautical history libraries Seas and Waterways of the World: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses and Issues appears in a fine two-volume set packing in over a hundred entries, organized alphabetically with 3 sections and coming from nearly fifty contributors who are experts in water-based commerce and economics. From important events in nautical history to photos, maps and more, this pair. sections and coming from nearly fifty contributors who are experts in water-based commerce and economics. From important events in nautical history to photos, maps and more, this pair

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