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The conquest of the ocean

Brian Lavery

The conquest of the ocean

the illustrated history of seafaring

by Brian Lavery

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade routes,
  • Ocean travel,
  • Discoveries in geography,
  • Naval architecture,
  • Seafaring life,
  • Naval history,
  • Explorers,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Spans five thousand years of the ocean"s history to tell the stories of the courageous individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown, from the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-391) and index.

    StatementBrian Lavery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .L29 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 pages
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150643M
    ISBN 10146540841X
    ISBN 109781465408419
    OCLC/WorldCa855856806

    A captivating read spanning 5, years of the ocean's history. Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of Brand: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.   Storm and Conquest book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By the Indian Ocean was the final battleground for Nelson's /5(22).

    An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesian sailors to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, The Conquest of the Ocean explores the lives of these Brand: DK Publishing. Get this from a library! The conquest of the ocean: the illustrated history of seafaring. [Brian Lavery] -- This is a captivating read spanning 5, years of the oceans history. "Conquest of the Ocean" tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new.

    The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Conquest of the River Plate (), by Ulrich Schmidt and Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. The cover for this e-book was created by the transcriber and is granted to the public domain. and open a road. Author: Brian Lavery; Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A captivating read spanning 5, years of the oceans history Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.


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The conquest of the ocean by Brian Lavery Download PDF EPUB FB2

The point is made early on that conquest of The conquest of the ocean book ocean refers to freedom to travel across it (under peaceful circumstances) but that it will never be conquered, as currents, weather and waves cannot be controlled.

The book is conveniently divided into six sections: 1) THE FIRST OCEAN SAILORS TO 2) THE AGE OF EXPLORATION /5(42). He also served as a consultant on, among other things, the filming of Patrick O'Brian's novel, "Master and Commander".

"The Conquest of the Ocean" is a glossy book of about pages consisting of Lavery's text together with many illustrations of ships and sea scenes, seafarers, maps, maritime equipment, and more/5(19).

An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown.5/5(2). An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown/5(18).

The Conquest of the Ocean by Brian Lavery () [Brian Lavery] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Conquest of the Ocean by Brian Lavery ()4/5(53). From the early Polynesian sailors to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, The Conquest of the Ocean explores the lives of these sailors and their tales of epic sea voyages, great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity.

Explore the lives of famous land-seekers and globe-charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering through. The conquest of the ocean: the illustrated history of seafaring Lavery, Brian A captivating tale spanning 5, years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.

A captivating read spanning 5, years of the oceans history Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas. Lavery brings the book to life with excerpts from first person narratives, diaries and logbooks.

The illustrations in this book are also first-rate – paintings, early maps, sketches and modern photography. The Conquest of the Ocean is a fascinating narrative of a subject dear to my heart.

The Conquest of the North Atlantic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In tiny, apparently fragile vessels the Irish monks searched for desolate places in the ocean in which to pursue their vocation.

Their successors, the Vikings, Be the first to ask a question about The Conquest of the North Atlantic4/5. Some brief overview of this book An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown%().

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About The Conquest of the Ocean A captivating read spanning 5, years of the ocean's history Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. out of 5 stars The Conquest of the Ocean This is a good book to learn and understand all the nations involved in discovering the worlds oceans from the Western perception.

It is an easy read and good study of how the seafaring trailblazers started making the world smaller. I was very disappointed in this book.4/5. About The Conquest of the Ocean A captivating read spanning 5, years of the oceans history Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.

Buy this book Lavery (All Hands) presents a choppy survey of humanity’s history on the seas in this far-ranging volume. The prolific British maritime historian begins ab years ago with.

Book Overview A captivating tale spanning 5, years of the oceans' history, "The Conquest of the Ocean" tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.

An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown.

THE CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN by Brian Lavery is a page history book about large boats and ships, beginning with the Egyptian, Greek, Phoenician (now Lebanon), and Viking ships dating from over years ago, continuing with the voyages of Columbus, with information on the Spanish Armada, details on the expeditions of Matthew C.

Perry, the onset of submarines, and finally a few pages on /5(84). An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5, year history of the remarkable individuals 5/5(3).

The Conquest of the Ocean: An Illustrated History of Seafaring Also, the book is divided into periods of history - this enabled me to read a section and then read another, longer book and then return and read the next period.

There are many illustrations which need magnification to enhance their enjoyment/5.A captivating tale spanning 5, years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.

From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations Brand: Dorling Kindersley. A captivating tale spanning 5, years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.4/5(81).