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Titel: The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship ...
Verlag: Chartwell Books
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The ship is probably the most influential tool in human history and it continues to exert a widespread and persistent fascination. This comprehensive and authoritative series explores every significant ship type, from the dawn of seafaring to the present day, and is analyzed in detailed and coherent essays. Each volume adopts a strong theme that allows it to stand on its own, but throughout the series a strict chronological sequence has been maintained. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0785812709
Inhaltsangabe: Follow the evolution of the steamship from the paddle steamer, to the screw-propelled vessel, to the introduction of the marine compound engine that cut fuel consumption and required less room on the ship. Also explained is the introduction of iron construction. The adoption of steam power in the United States, Europe, and the Far East is explored through original research and re-interpretation. Conway's History of the Ship.
Vom Verlag: CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP
The ship is probably the most influential tool in human history and it continues to exert a widespread and persistent fascination. CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP is the first comprehensive and authoritative account of this technological and cultural phenomenon.
An unprecedented line-up of over one hundred leading maritime historians and specialists from around the world has been assembled to ensure that the work is informative, authoritative and fully international in outlook.
Every significant ship type from the dawn of seafaring to the present day is analyzed in detailed and coherent essays. Each volume adopts a strong theme which allows it to stand alone, but throughout the series a strict chronological sequence has been maintained.
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