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Guns, sails and empires

Carlo Maria Cipolla

Guns, sails and empires

technological innovation and the early phases of European expansion, 1400-1700

by Carlo Maria Cipolla

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Published by Minerva Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ordnance.,
  • Sailing ships.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarlo M. Cipolla.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18299312M
    ISBN 100308600142


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This book is a useful reference for students and researchers studying the technological advances that had made European ventures into the Asiatic continent. Carlo M. Cipolla is the author of “Guns, Sails, and Empires: Technological Innovation and the Early Phases of European Expansion, ” Cipolla lived from to until his death at the age of As far as I can tell, he is the author of or has contributed to 20 or more books.

Listed. Guns, Sails and Empires by Carlo Cipolla is a fascinating book. It explains European dominance between by means of innovations in guns and sails technology and powered by commercial endeavors. What’s interesting to understand is why European countries were able to develop more efficient and powerful cannons and ships that enabled.

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Cipolla, was a rather pedestrian recitation of the development, manufacture, size and weight of iron and bronze guns over the period. The stories about the huge guns the Turks made, with 24' barrels, that could be fired only once every few hours was interesting.

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Data published by Carlo Cipolla in his seminal Guns, Sails and Empires suggest that there was a general shortage of good cannon in Portugal in the decades following the reassertion of independence from Spain in #25 This would seem to be a reasonable working hypothesis in light of Spanish dependence on Portuguese naval resources during the.

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