Author(s): Brian Lavery
Covering the whole scope of maritime history, Ship looks at every aspect of the story of water-going craft and those who have sailed in them. From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians to the most technologically advanced battleships and cruiseliners, this is the ultimate guide to every aspect of the ship.
'An awe-inspiring study of our maritime past and present...'Ship' is a compelling tale of exhilarating adventure, combined with authoritive detail' - Marine Times
Brian Lavery is Curator of Naval History at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. He is the author of many books. As a highly respected maritime historian he was consultant on the film Master and Commmander, and consulted on the replica constructions of Captain Cook's Endeavour and the emigrant ship Susan Constant. Brian resides in Greenwich, London.