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Shipbuilding in Colonial America

Joseph A. Goldenberg

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ISBN 10: 0813905885 / ISBN 13: 9780813905884
Published by University Of Virginia Press, 1976
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in fine dust jacket.First edition. Hardcover with illustrated endpapers; xiii+ 306 with index, bibliography. Illustrations. The highly regarded first general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America, based on original research of merchant papers, legislative and judicial records, newspapers, port records, shipping regisaters and insurance lists from the period. Thanks mainly to the shipbuilding industry, American colonial commerce attained a level of maturity not ordinarily achieved by secondary economies. Bookseller Inventory # E17658B

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Title: Shipbuilding in Colonial America

Publisher: University Of Virginia Press

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: First edition.

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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.

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Joseph A. Goldenberg is Associate Professor of History at Virginia State College.

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