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Shipbuilding in colonial America

Title
Shipbuilding in colonial America / Joseph A. Goldenberg.
ISBN
0813905885
9780813905884
Published
Charlottesville : Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia, 1976.
Physical Description
xiii, 306 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Access and use
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Summary
This general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America 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, the author presents a balanced picture of the growth of the industry, encompassing social, labor, political, maritime, and economic history.
Other formats
Online version: Goldenberg, Joseph A. Shipbuilding in colonial America. Charlottesville : Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia, 1976
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
Series
Museum publication (Newport News, Va.) ; no. 33.
Museum Publication - Mariners Museum ; no. 33
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-299) and index.
Contents
Ships and shipbuilding in the first colonial settlements
Shipbuilding patterns in seventeenth-century America
The early eighteenth-century expansion of colonial shipbuilding
Colonial shipwrights
Ship construction in eighteenth-century America
The markets for Colonial-built vessels
Colonial warships
The development of shipbuilding in the South
Shipping tables.
Genre/Form
History.
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