The Mediterranean: Bibliography

  • Lawrence E. Babits
  • Hans Van Tilburg
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


The Mediterranean Sea is especially well known, especially those sites which were readily accessible to sport divers. No presentations are made for this area because the sites are so well known and some sites are dealt with in sections dealing with the history of underwater archaeology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence E. Babits
    • 1
  • Hans Van Tilburg
    • 2
  1. 1.East Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA

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