Library of Congress: 2006036324
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Hoi An, Ceramics
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, Florida (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Harvest Books in 2007.
Description: This book tells the story of the excavation of the Hoi An wreck (a 15th century trading ship that sank off the coast of Viet Nam), its cargo of Vietnamese ceramics, the controversy between the and the entrepreneur funding the salvage and the archaeologists who excavated it, and the technical problems in completing the excavation. The author was the archaeological director during the project.