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Maritime Maryland : a history

Author: William S Dudley; Maryland Historical Society.; Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press : in association with the Maryland Historical Society and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 2010.
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Harvested for food, harnessed for power, and home to more than 3,600 species of plants, fish, and animals, the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries have long been essential to the sustainability and survival of the region's populations. Historian William S. Dudley explores that history in an engaging and comprehensive account of Maryland's storied maritime heritage. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dudley, William S.
Maritime Maryland.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press : in association with the Maryland Historical Society and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 2010
(OCoLC)706072864
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Dudley; Maryland Historical Society.; Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.
ISBN: 9780801894756 0801894751
OCLC Number: 458738456
Awards: Winner of John Lyman Book Award: US Maritime History 2011.
Description: xi, 294 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Colonial maritime heritage --
From Revolutionary War to the War of 1812 --
The War of 1812 in Chesapeake Bay --
The surge of maritime Baltimore under sail and steam --
Civil War on Chesapeake Bay --
Oysters, crabs, fish, and watermen --
Maritime commerce after the Civil War --
The decline of working sail --
The growth of recreational boating --
Naval installations on the Bay --
Maritime archaeology and cultural resources --
Epilogue: our diminishing maritime environment.
Responsibility: William S. Dudley.

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This rich history of Maryland's waterways reveals how human enterprise has affected-and been affected by-the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.  Read more...
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An important resource for any maritime collection, especially those with special interests in Maryland and her contributions to history and the economy. -- Cindy Vallar Pirates and Privateers This Read more...

 
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