Format: Print Length
Publisher: Conway; 1 edition (November 22, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.8 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Richard Woodman's hugely profitable "The heritage of the send" is re-worked and up to date. guy has used the boat and send in his fight to dominate the realm round him, achieving dazzling feats of braveness and exploration, exploitation, exchange, verbal exchange and destruction. In his hugely readable variety, the writer offers a entire exam of the technical and cultural improvement of the send, from the earliest dugout canoe to the nuclear submarine. The author's decades of sea-going event and various writings on maritime subject matters aid underpin the huge sweep of the narrative. Intertwined with the historical past of ships and the boys who sailed them is the tale of the technological, political, and ecopnomic advancements that experience formed the evolution of nautical vessels, which Woodman succinctly locations inside their right contexts, growing the most attention-grabbing histories of guy as inventor, dealer and warrior ever written. The informative textual content is complemented with a plate element of black-and-white pictures starting from send plans, engravings and diagrams to marine work and pictures.