Graveyard of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series) - Mark L. Thompson - Bücher - Wayne State University Press - 9780814332269 - 13. April 2004
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Graveyard of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series)

Mark L. Thompson

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Graveyard of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series)

For the first time, a historian and seasoned mariner looks beyond the specific circumstances of individual shipwrecks in an effort to reach a clearer understanding of the economic, political, and psychological factors that have influenced the 25,000 wrecks on the Great Lakes over the past 300 years. Looking at the entire tragic history of shipwrecks on North America's expansive inland seas, from the 1679 loss of the Griffon to the mysterious sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975, Mark L. Thompson concludes that a wreck is not an isolated event. In Graveyard of the Lakes, Thompson suggests that most of the accidents and deaths on the lakes have been the result of human error, ranging from simple mistakes to gross incompetence. In addition to his compelling analysis of the causes of shipwrecks, Thompson includes factual accounts of more than one hundred wrecks. Graveyard of the Lakes will forever change the reader's perspective on shipwrecks.

Medien Bücher     Taschenbuch   (Buch mit Softcover und geklebtem Rücken)
Erscheinungsdatum 13. April 2004
ISBN13 9780814332269
Verlag Wayne State University Press
Seitenanzahl 424
Maße 150 × 230 × 20 mm   ·   576 g
Sprache Englisch  

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