[a Century of Liners, Life Boats, Small Ships and Tall Ships]Book - 2009
Thousands of years before any of our modern methods of transport were invented man traveled by boat on the water. Later on men traveling by ship proved that the world was round, discovering new lands and new continents. By the nineteenth and twentieth century vast numbers of people used ships to emigrate to new lives in far away lands; ships soon became floating palaces, representing the ultimate in sophistication.
Publisher: Somerset, UK : Haynes Pub. ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Haynes North America, 2009.
Characteristics: 127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 14 x 21 cm