THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Dent, Stephen (Editor)

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This book presents a fascinating look at developments in ships and shipping during the twentieth century by drawing together in a single volume all the events and achievements, the triumphs in design and seamanship, and the significant naval battles and marine disasters. The explosion of technological developments brought about by each of the century s two world wars is dealt with in separate chapters. Other topics covered include the evolution of passenger ships, the revolution in transport caused by the emergence of the supertanker, the development of modern sailing yachts, and the spectacular improvements in undersea exploration.

Title: THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Author Name: Dent, Stephen (Editor)

Categories: Maritime Miscellanea,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Brassey's Washington 2000: 2000

ISBN Number: 1574883178

ISBN Number 13: 9781574883176

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 002335I

Description: 1st edition. Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ

Keywords: MARITIME MISCELLANEA