Ancient Boats in North-West Europe: The Archaeology of Water by Sean Mcgrail

By Sean Mcgrail

finally a paperback version of this normal paintings on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's examine got unheard of severe acclaim whilst it used to be first released in hardback in 1987 and it truly is now revised and released in paperback for the 1st time. Professor McGrail presents an authoritative survey of water delivery throughout Northern Europe from the overdue Palaeolithic to the later heart a long time, utilizing facts of excavations, but additionally documentary assets, iconographic and ethnographic facts. within the strategy he solutions such key questions as How have been those boats equipped? what kind of setting have been they utilized in? What speeds might they in achieving? and the way have been they navigated?

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