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Prehsitoric technology Neolithic man grabbed onto logs, m man not suited for water Paleolithic floats Mesolithic skin boats with frame, dugout Better tools greater specificity Rafts + simple construction, variety of materials (-) slow, structural issues (working), waterlogged Made of composite parts Boats = shaped Coracles – Mesopotamia, native americans, celtic and british St. Bernard azores, Iceland Elongated frame = coracle Curragh; 1000 BC warfare Ancient sea power Mahanian model – riverine civilizations 1. Maritime transport (round vs. mule) 2. Evolution of ship design 3. Examples are numberous
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Thalocracy maritime rule Chester starr 1. Limits of technology (muscle and wind) 2. Hull strength (strength, size) 3. Navigational capabilities 4. Experience leed to ship designs (not scientific discovery) Thesis = permanent fighting instructions Sutton hoo = vessel of Nordic origin No suh things as Vikings Raids corporate and amphibious assault-Death in combat-Advatages; speed, limited warnings, surprise, rapid exit Constantly expanding their world Combat loading load the thing last you want to use first 1066 battle of hastings...
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course HIST 212 taught by Professor Caudell during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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