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Sea and Civilization A Maritime History of the World

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ISBN-10: 140004409X

ISBN-13: 9781400044092

Edition: 2013

Authors: Lincoln Paine

List price: $46.00
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A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the lens of maritime travel, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways.Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance migration by sea with our ancestors' first forays from Africa and Eurasia to Australia and the Americas. He demonstrates the critical role of maritime trade to the civilizations of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley. He reacquaints us with the great seafaring cultures of antiquity like those of the…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 784
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.256