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Title The Oxford companion to ships and the sea / edited by I.C.B. Dear and Peter Kemp
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford, U.K. ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Summary The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea covers every aspect of the seas and the vessels that sail on them, from shipbuilding, yachting, diving, and marine mammals, to tidal power, piracy, and the literature and language of the sea. The second edition provides new material on topics such as oceanography and marine archaeology; also included are up-to-the-minute articles on underwater vehicles, tsunamis, warfare at sea, marine pollution, the Economic Exclusion Zone, and ship preservation
Notes "Second edition 2005; paperback edition 2006."
Title from title screen (Oxford reference online premium, viewed Jan. 8, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Naval art and science -- Dictionaries.
Naval history -- Dictionaries.
Navigation -- Dictionaries.
Ships -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Encyclopedie├źn (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Dear, Ian.
Kemp, Peter, 1904-1992.
ISBN 0191727504 (electronic book)
019920568X (print ; pbk.)
9780191727504 (electronic book)
9780199205684 (print ; pbk.)
Other Titles Ships and the sea