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Shipbuilding in colonial America

Author: Joseph A Goldenberg
Publisher: Charlottesville : Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, by the University Press of Virginia, 1976.
Series: Museum publication (Newport News, Va.), no. 33.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: 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
(OCoLC)802300096
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Goldenberg
ISBN: 0813905885 9780813905884
OCLC Number: 1137977
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 306 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Museum publication (Newport News, Va.), no. 33.
Responsibility: Joseph A. Goldenberg.

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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.

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