Shipbuilding in Colonial America

Shipbuilding in Colonial America

Book - 1976
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This is the first general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America. It is based extensively on original research of merchant papers, legislative and judicial records, shipping registers, and insurance lists from the period. Familiar with both maritime and traditional colonial history, Joseph A. Goldenberg presents a balanced picture of the growth of the industry, encompassing social, labor, political, maritime, and economic history.

Publisher: Charlottesville : Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia, 1976
ISBN: 9780813905884
Call Number: 623.82 G565s
Characteristics: xiii, 306 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)


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