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Title:
Ships
Author:
Morris, Neil, 1946-
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Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Thameside Press ; North Mankato, MN : Smart Apple Media [distributor], [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Surveys the history of ships and their uses, from the first sailing ships to the ocean liners of today.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.9 0.5 61215.
ISBN:
9781931983389
Format :
Book

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Summary

Past and Present explores the fascinating development of our major forms of transportation, from their earliest beginnings to the latest innovations, from the pioneer days to the 21st century. Detailed and colorful illustrations, maps, and highlighted information panels help to explain key developments over the years, and notable inventors and their contributions to the world of transportation are introduced.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Trading by seap. 6
Crossing oceansp. 10
Sailing to Americap. 14
Full steam aheadp. 18
The Blue Ribandp. 22
Into the futurep. 26
Glossaryp. 30
Indexp. 32