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The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology)

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“A ‘classic’ of its type—the closest comparison is the legendary Weibust’s Deep Sea Sailors, and I would hazard to suggest that this book may come to hold a similarly important place in the scholarship of maritime ethnography.”—Joseph Flatman, author of Ships and Shipbuilding in Medieval Manuscripts

“This innovative study provides an important analysis of Anglo-American mar
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 2nd 2011 by University Press of Florida (first published September 25th 2011)
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The Sea and Their Graves: an Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture
David J. Stewart,
University Press of Florida
ISBN-13: 978-0813037349

...shipwrecked, plunging to death from the rigging, being mutilated by cannon or sword, expiring from a gruesome disease in some tropical backwater, falling overboard and drowning, being washed overboard in a storm, drowned by the upsetting of a boat, perishing from malnutrition, being presented wit
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