Mapping the history of sailing

  title={Mapping the history of sailing},
  author={Rodrigo Quijada Plubins},
  journal={Water History},
  pages={427 - 471}
A chronological worldwide map of sailing history is presented, emphasizing when sailing as a technology/activity appeared for the first time in each coast of the world, due to local invention, technological diffusion, or mere routes expansion. The map is the product of compiling and synthetizing historiographic works dealing with sailing history across regions and epochs; an effort that is presented to make explicit the map’s foundations. The map necessarily shows each world region’s precocity… 


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