Lost warships: an archaeological tour of war at sea

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Checkmark Books,
Pub. Date:
[2001]
Language:
English
Description
Spanning the period from the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium to the 1946 nuclear detonation at Bikini Atoll, this work presents a you are there tour of the world's sunken battlefields, placing each shipwreck in a broad, historical narrative of maritime warfare. The author draws on his experiences as a naval historian, maritime museum director, and underwater archaeologist to present an overview of milestones in marine warfare that changed the course of world history. The text integrates the latest archaeological and anthropological research with first-hand accounts of the combatants to provide insight into the world's great battles, as well as the personalities, ships, and weapons involved. Historical images of features ships, contemporary documents, painting from maritime museums, and photographs of wrecks and relics further enhance this tale of 4000 years of war and combat at sea.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780816045303
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 27111115-426f-c3f0-650d-13b9f4d250f7
Grouping Title lost warships an archaeological tour of war at sea
Grouping Author delgado james p
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-10 01:06:21AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 06:42:23AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Delgado, James P.
author_display Delgado, James P
available_at_englewood Englewood Public Library
detailed_location_englewood EPL Non-Fiction
display_description Offers a guide to wrecks from noteworthy battles of the ancient Mediterranean to the U.S. Civil War and World War II, providing historical context on warships in ancient waters, global wars, and the nuclear age.
format_category_englewood Books
format_englewood Book
id 27111115-426f-c3f0-650d-13b9f4d250f7
isbn 9780816045303
item_details ils:.b19891167|.i74425833|EPL Non-Fiction|910.452 DELGADO, JAMES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||epnf||
itype_englewood Adult book
last_indexed 2018-11-17T13:42:23.044Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_englewood 910.452 DELGADO, JAMES
owning_library_englewood Englewood Public Library
owning_location_englewood Englewood Public Library
primary_isbn 9780816045303
publishDate 2001
record_details ils:.b19891167|Book|Books||English|Checkmark Books,|[2001]|xvii, 190 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_englewood
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b19891167 .i74425833 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 48, 49, 50, 46, 47
subject_facet Naval battles, Shipwrecks, Underwater archaeology, Warships
title_display Lost warships : an archaeological tour of war at sea
title_full Lost warships : an archaeological tour of war at sea / James P. Delgado
title_short Lost warships :
title_sub an archaeological tour of war at sea
topic_facet Naval battles, Shipwrecks, Underwater archaeology, Warships