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Shipwrecks around the world : revelations of the past /

Shipwrecks around the world :  revelations of the past /
DK Number:DK-246093
ISBN: 9788192624440
Title: Shipwrecks around the world : revelations of the past /
Author: editor, Sila Tripati.
Imprint: New Delhi : Delta Book World,
Physical Desc.: xx, 827 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 25 cm
Year: 2015
Price: USD 129.00
Subject Strings: Shipwrecks--History.
  Underwater archeology.
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Over the ages, countless ships have met with disaster. And with every such mishap has vanished it story as well. Shipwreck studies, now a key area of the maritime archaeological research, is trying to unravel the past from such mishaps, Carrying 35 well-researched papers, this volume covers almost all significant aspects of shipwrecks explored from the Baltic Sea to North Atlantic Ocean, from the Mediterranean Sea to Indian Ocean, from Egypt to South Africa, and elsewhere. Written by scholars specializing in shipwreck archaeology, underwater archaeology, and marine history, the papers also consider the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage; besides several related themes, including conservation of shipwreck finds, studies on shipwreck timber, and Riverine.

Sila Tripati is a Marine Archaeologist with the CSIR National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India.

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Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
The Pepper wreck as a case study for the portuguese India route shipsFilipe Castro and Nuno Fonseca1
The shipwrecks of the Baltic Sea - A unique maritime archaeological source materialJohan Ronnby27
The Avondster (1659) wrecked twice in Galle, Historical-Archaeological research of an Anglo-Dutch East Indiaman in Sri LankaRobert Parthesius40
The wreck of the quedagh Merchant: An Indian Merchantman captured by Captain William KiddFrederick H Hanselmann and Charles D Beeker56
Triangular identities: In Search of fragata Santo Antonio de Tanna (Vasai/Goa 1680, Mombasa 1697)Jean-Yves Blot72
World history from the seabed: Rescuing a Portuguese shipwreck off the coast of NamibiaShadreck Chirikure and Ashton Sinamai114
Shipbuilding in India: Evidence from the Sydney Cove ShipwreckMichael Nash131
A survey for shipwrecks, submerged Settlements and seafaring technology in BahrainRalph K Pedersen156
Archaeology of complete ships - on the potential of well-preserved wrecks of 17th century merchant fluyts in the Baltic SeaNiklas Eriksson176
The Tagbita Bay shipwreck: A late 19th century sailing shipBobby C Orillaneda193
Exploration of iron, settl and steam shipwrecks in AustraliaMichael McCarthy221
Steamship technology through the age- An overviewMalcolm Turner258
Abandoned ships in AustrialiaMark Staniforth and Nathan Richards285
Some methodological aspects related to the study of historical shipwrecks, based on two decades of maritime archaeological research in Southern AfricaBruno EJS Werz308
Lead cooking braziers from a shipwreck off the ashkelon coast, IsraelEhud Galill and Baruch Rosen335
The underwater archaeological survey conducted by the Greek Mission in Alexandria, Egypt (1998-2010)Harry E Tzalas347
The Department of Underwater Archaeological Research: A Administrative and Research Organisation concerned with underwater heritage of french territorial watersMichel l'hour365
Maritime Archaeology in Sri Lanka: Twenty five years old a new beginningSomasiri Devendra and Rasika Muthucumarana381
Maritime archaeological explorations in Indonesian watersNia Naelul Hasanah Ridwan425
Research in maritime archaeology in Portugal: A view of the past and presentTiago Miguel Fraga, Cristvao Fonseca, Ines Pinto Coelho, Jorge Freire, Patricia Carvalho and Andre Teixeira450
The potential of underwater archaeology in Kenya: A short communicationCaesar Bita486
Maritime archaeology in New Zealand: Trials, tribulations and opportunitiesMathew Carter ad Andy Dodd511
Maritime and underwater cultural heritage of the United Republic of Tanzania: History, opportunities and future directionsElgidius Ichumbaki B526
Underwater Archaeology in SpainXaview Nieto537
Memories of the SeaPatrick Lize and Emmanuelle Lize552
Introduction to underwater excavation of cultural haritage in KoreaWhan-Suk Moon571
An approach to Riverine Archaeology: The French exampleEric Rieth585
Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) as hull contruction timber of sunken shipwrecks in the East MediterraneanNili Liphschitz604
The conseration of waterlogged wood - An overview of developmentsIan Godfrey624
The conservation of iron artefacts recovered from the marine environmentJon Carpenter658
Maritime Archaeology: The end of its subordinate roleValerie Fenwick703
The future of Maritime Archaeology: Geopolitics, Nationalism and Resource scarcityJoe Flatman714
UNESCO field school on underwater cultural heritage 2009-2011, Thailand capacity building in the Asian and Pacific regionMaritijn Manders and Christopher J Underwood730
The 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural HeritageArturo Rey da Silva749
An overview of shipwreck explorations in Indian watersSila Tripati783
Index811
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