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by Tony Wells
Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasures in Southeast Asia weaves a fascinating story of the rich trading history of the Spice Route and of the thousands of ships that came here in search of riches. It explores some of the reasons why the ships sank and provides an eye-opening account of the fabulous treasures that still lie undisturbed beneath the waters of Southeast Asia. The book also:
Introduces readers to researching shipwrecks, the practical aspects of treasure-hunting beneath the sea such as survey and search techniques and identifying shipwrecks by the artifacts recovered
Updates readers about recent discoveries and excavations of shipwrecks in Southeast Asia
Contains an eyewitness account of the search for the most fabulous shipwreck ever to take place in Southeast Asia - the Flor Do Mar which sank almost five centuries ago laden with the riches of the Malacca sultante.
And to bring out treasure-hunter in us all, the author provides a comprehensive listing of over 450 shipwrecks that sank in Asian waters between the early 1500s and the end of the 19th century.
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Author: Tony Wells
Publisher: Times Editions; Illustrated edition edition (October 1, 2002)
Pages: 159 pages
ePUB size: 1107 kb
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