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  • A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecksby Stewart Gordon

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99

    STEWART GORDON is a senior research scholar at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan and author of eight books, both academic and trade, including When Asia Was the World. more...

  • Maritime Archaeologyby Michael Nash; Mark Staniforth

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.99

    Discusses shipwrecks and abandoned vessels, underwater site formation processes, maritime infrastructure and industries such as whaling, submerged aircraft and Australian Indigenous sites underwater. This book is of interest to students and practitioners of maritime and historical archaeology and cultural heritage managers. more...

  • Maritime Archaeology and Social Relationsby Virginia Dellino-Musgrave

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    Global processes such as capitalism and colonialism are influenced by local forces and manifested in events at a local level. This book analyses British action at the end of the 18th century in the Southern hemisphere. Two Royal Navy ships, one off the Argentinean coast and one off the Southeast Australian coast are examined. more...

  • The Archaeology of Maritime Landscapesby Ben Ford

    Springer 2011; US$ 79.95

    Maritime cultural landscapes are collections of submerged archaeological sites, or combinations of terrestrial and submerged sites that reflect the relationship between humans and the water. These landscapes can range in size from a single beach to an entire coastline and can include areas of terrestrial sites now inundated as well as underwater sites... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95

    "An essential vade mecum for anyone interested in archaeology under water, whether aspiring fieldworker or armchair enthusiast. This book distills a generation of practical experience in a concise and user-friendly form." – Colin Martin "This long-awaited update of the NAS handbook is a gold mine of practical advice. It is a must-have, must-read... more...

  • Dragon Seaby Frank Pope

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.00

    CHAPTER 1 The Archeologist THE FALKLAND ISLANDS were a lonely place in which to grow up, and young Mensun Bound was often left to his own devices. With only a few hundred settlers scattered across Britain?s desolate outpost in the South Atlantic, there were not many other children his age. Whenever the bitter winds and slashing sleet allowed,... more...

  • California Maritime Archaeologyby Raab; Cassidy

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 69.99

    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...