Results 1 – 30 of 40 Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship, (Conway’s History of the Ship) by Gardiner, Robert [Editor]; Unger, Richard W. Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Steve said: Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting plac. Cogs, caravels and galleons: the sailing ship, / editor, Robert Gardiner ; consultant editor, Richard W. Unger.
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Other editions – View all Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: Unger No preview available – Each volume adopts a strong theme that allows it to stand on its own, but throughout the series a strict chronological sequence has been maintained. Without the three-masted ship the European age of exploration and expansion is almost inconceivable and there gallwons no doubt that the subsequent evolution of the world would have been markedly different.
Oh, ok, that explains a lot. Leonardo marked it as to-read Nov 10, J rated it it was amazing Apr 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From inside the book.
Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons: The Sailing Ship by Robert Gardiner
Gardiner puts together an excellent examination of boats from the 10th to 17th century from an archeological, historical and engineering viewpoint. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Raul Magdalena added it Feb 13, George marked it as to-read Jul 13, Hardcoverpages. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Richard Greenawalt rated it it caravells ok Jul 08, Books by Robert Gardiner. To ask other readers questions about Cogs, Caravels, and Galleonsplease sign up.
There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. In recent years much original research has been done in this field, based acravels both documentary sources and archaeology, but this is the first overall synthesis of the new material now available.
Joseph Lim marked it as to-read Jul 19, The ship is probably the most influential tool in human history and it continues to exert a widespread and persistent fascination. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons traces the development of seagoing vessels from the traditions of late antiquity to the all important emergence of the three-masted ship, undoubtedly the most significant innovation in the history of shipping before the steam engine.
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Caraves Levesque rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Archeologists speculate the ability to make something that moves round on water was one of the tools that gave us a leg up so to speak over the other humanoids running around at the dawn of human history. Robert marked it as to-read May 07, John rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Robert GardinerRichard W. Reni marked it as to-read Jul 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Daniela marked it as to-read May 08, These boats are bathtub toys!
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Be the first to ask a question about Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons. Naval Institute Press- Caravelles – Histoire – pages. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: Ag rated it liked it Feb 02, David Emery McKown marked it as to-read Jun 14, Refresh and try again.
However, it seems to have then taken tens of thousands of caragels to perfect that design into something that would tip over in a stiff breeze. Diane rated it really liked it Jan 14, Open Preview See a Problem?
Kate added it May 14, The main chapters are devoted to the principal ship types, explaining the latest thinking on the characteristics of cogs, caravels, hulks and so forth that have caused scholarly debate for decades.
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