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The Resource Beyond the blue horizon : how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans, Brian Fagan

Beyond the blue horizon : how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans, Brian Fagan

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Beyond the blue horizon : how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans
Title
Beyond the blue horizon
Title remainder
how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans
Statement of responsibility
Brian Fagan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the early development of navigation, examining how ancient humans discovered the secrets of wind, tides, and stars that allowed them to make long voyages that profoundly changed human civilization
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10109570
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Fagan, Brian M
Dewey number
910.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Discoveries in geography
Target audience
adult
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how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans
Label
Beyond the blue horizon : how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans, Brian Fagan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1."The Sands and Flats Are Discovered" -- Across The Pacific -- 2.Sunda and Sahul -- 3."Butterfly Wings Scattered Over the Water" -- 4.A Pattern of Islands -- Poseidon's Waters -- 5.A World of Ceaseless Movement -- 6.Timber and Mekku-Stones -- The Monsoon World -- 7.The Erythraean Sea -- 8."A Place of Great Traffic" -- 9."We Spread Our Cloudlike Sails Aloft" -- Turbulent Waters In The North -- 10.Seascapes of Ancestors -- 11."Storms Fell on the Stern in Icy Feathers" -- The Pacific To The West -- 12.The Aleutians: "The Sea Becomes Very High" -- 13.Raven Releases the Fish -- 14.The Fiery Pool and the Spiny Oyster
Control code
000048135442
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 313 p.
Isbn
9781408833544
Other physical details
maps, ill., ports.
Label
Beyond the blue horizon : how the earliest mariners unlocked the secrets of the oceans, Brian Fagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1."The Sands and Flats Are Discovered" -- Across The Pacific -- 2.Sunda and Sahul -- 3."Butterfly Wings Scattered Over the Water" -- 4.A Pattern of Islands -- Poseidon's Waters -- 5.A World of Ceaseless Movement -- 6.Timber and Mekku-Stones -- The Monsoon World -- 7.The Erythraean Sea -- 8."A Place of Great Traffic" -- 9."We Spread Our Cloudlike Sails Aloft" -- Turbulent Waters In The North -- 10.Seascapes of Ancestors -- 11."Storms Fell on the Stern in Icy Feathers" -- The Pacific To The West -- 12.The Aleutians: "The Sea Becomes Very High" -- 13.Raven Releases the Fish -- 14.The Fiery Pool and the Spiny Oyster
Control code
000048135442
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 313 p.
Isbn
9781408833544
Other physical details
maps, ill., ports.

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