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The Resource Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham

Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham

Label
Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world
Title
Fifty ships that changed the course of history
Title remainder
a nautical history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Ian Graham
Title variation
50 ships that changed the course of history
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A visual history of economic development in fifty ships, starting from the earliest known record, Pharaoh Khufu's solar barge (roughly 5000 years ago), to MS Allure of the Seas, the biggest passenger ship ever built (longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall)."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Ian
Dewey number
387.209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ships
  • Shipping
  • Shipping
  • Navigation
  • Navigation
  • Shipping
  • Shipping
  • Ships
Label
Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Firefly book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pharaoh Khufu's Solar Barge -- The Trireme -- The Nydam Ship -- Isis -- Mora -- Zheng He's Treasure ships -- Santa Maria -- Mary Rose -- Victoria -- Mayflower -- HMS Endeavour -- HMS Victory -- HMS Sirius -- Clermont (North River Steamboat) -- SS Savannah -- HMS Beagle -- Amistad -- SS Great Britain -- HMS Rattler -- America -- HMS Challenger -- Gloire -- USS Monitor -- Cutty Sark -- Fram -- Spray -- USS Oregon -- USS Holland -- Potemkin -- HMS Dreadnought -- RMS Lusitania -- RMS Titanic -- U-21 -- SS Normandie -- Bismarck -- HMS Illustrious -- SS Patrick Henry -- Yamato -- RV Calypso -- USS Missouri -- Kon-Tiki -- SS Ideal X -- USS Nautilus -- Rainbow Warrior -- NS Lenin -- SS Torrey Canyon -- USS Enterprise -- DSV Alvin -- Glomar Explorer -- MS Allure of the Seas
Control code
ocn945781905
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781770857193
Lccn
2016416044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), colour maps, portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)945781905
Label
Fifty ships that changed the course of history : a nautical history of the world, Ian Graham
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Firefly book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pharaoh Khufu's Solar Barge -- The Trireme -- The Nydam Ship -- Isis -- Mora -- Zheng He's Treasure ships -- Santa Maria -- Mary Rose -- Victoria -- Mayflower -- HMS Endeavour -- HMS Victory -- HMS Sirius -- Clermont (North River Steamboat) -- SS Savannah -- HMS Beagle -- Amistad -- SS Great Britain -- HMS Rattler -- America -- HMS Challenger -- Gloire -- USS Monitor -- Cutty Sark -- Fram -- Spray -- USS Oregon -- USS Holland -- Potemkin -- HMS Dreadnought -- RMS Lusitania -- RMS Titanic -- U-21 -- SS Normandie -- Bismarck -- HMS Illustrious -- SS Patrick Henry -- Yamato -- RV Calypso -- USS Missouri -- Kon-Tiki -- SS Ideal X -- USS Nautilus -- Rainbow Warrior -- NS Lenin -- SS Torrey Canyon -- USS Enterprise -- DSV Alvin -- Glomar Explorer -- MS Allure of the Seas
Control code
ocn945781905
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781770857193
Lccn
2016416044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), colour maps, portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)945781905

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