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  • The Sea Their Gravesby David J Stewart

    UPF 2011; US$ 69.95

    Based on a study of more than 2,100 gravestones and monuments in North America and the United Kingdom erected between the seventeenth and late twentieth centuries, David Stewart expands the use of nautical archaeology into terrestrial environments. more...

  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Streetby Warren Curtis Riess; Sheli O. Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship. Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...

  • Maritime Archaeologyby Mark Staniforth; Michael Nash

    Springer US 2006; US$ 69.99

    Maritime archaeology and underwater cultural heritage management have become well established over the past twenty years or so in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Australia. During that period Australian researchers and underwater cultural heritage managers have conducted a significant number of important maritime archaeological investigations... more...

  • Maritime Archaeology and Social Relationsby Virginia Dellino-Musgrave

    Springer US 2006; US$ 179.00

    Global processes such as capitalism and colonialism are influenced by local forces and manifested in events at a local level. The study of local practices can thus provide new insights into broader social relations. This book analyses British action at the end of the 18th century in the Southern hemisphere. Two Royal Navy ships, one off the Argentinean... more...

  • Adventures of a Sea Hunterby James Delgado; Clive Cussler

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 20.00

    Leading archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his highly unusual life's work: locating and exploring the world's most famous shipwrecks. Colorful characters, near misses, and the thrill of standing or floating in history's footprints make for a highly entertaining look at the fascinating... more...

  • The Archaeology of Maritime Landscapesby Ben Ford

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 79.95

    This book examines many of the theoretical and methodological questions surrounding maritime cultural landscapes. It features an extensive geographic scope, covering maritime sites in the United States, Europe, and Australia. more...

  • Dragon Seaby Frank Pope

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.00

    Frank Pope pulls back the curtain on the intensely competitive underworld of shipwrecks in this thrilling story of treasure hunting gone wrong. When Oxford archeologist Mensun Bound?dubbed the "Indiana Jones of the Deep" by the Discovery Channel?teamed up with a financier to salvage a sunken trove of fifteenth-century porcelain, it seemed a dream... more...

  • Underwater Archaeologyby Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS); Amanda Bowens

    Wiley 2011; US$ 104.95

    Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice provides a comprehensive summary of the archaeological process as applied in an underwater context. Long awaited second edition of what is popularly referred to as the NAS Handbook Provides a practical guide to underwater archaeology: how to get involved, basic principles, essential... more...

  • California Maritime Archaeologyby Raab; Cassidy

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 82.99

    San Clemente Island serves as a microcosm of California maritime archaeology from prehistoric through historic times. The authors use findings from nearly two decades of research on the island to present a cultural history that defies many previous assumptions about the coastal prehistory of the Pacific Northwest. more...

  • Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Routeby Steven E. Sidebotham

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 57.95

    The legendary overland silk road was not the only way to reach Asia for ancient travelers from the Mediterranean. During the Roman Empire?s heyday, equally important maritime routes reached from the Egyptian Red Sea across the Indian Ocean. The ancient city of Berenike, located approximately 500 miles south of today?s Suez Canal, was a significant... more...