24.07.2018

MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AND SOCIAL RELATIONS

Maritime Archaeology and Social Relations

Author(s) Virginia Dellino-Musgrave
Publisher Springer
Date 2006
Pages 198
Format pdf
Size 2 Mb
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The author of this volume has presented the results of detailed examination of the British action that took place in the Southern hemisphere in the eighteenth century. In fact, he goes well beyond the descriptive analysis of the shipwrecks by considering the ships and cargoes as embodiments of the social relations of that historical period. The content of the publication is challenging the traditional approaches to the subject and provides a respective emphasizing the diversity and richness of the British action also focusing on its complexity.

The volume presents the edited version of the doctoral thesis of its author. The readers appreciated the well researched and perfectly structured materials making this book a very good reference source for all interested people. The book has joined together numerous recent works in the field of maritime archaeology and gives valuable contribution to the historical archaeology.

According to the reviews by the experts in this area, the present volume is a remarkable piece of scholarship and shall be recommended as a must-read to all people with deep professional interest in the naval history and maritime archaeology; however, the general readers will also find the content interesting.

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