New PDF release: A Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Merchant Marine and

By Rene De La Pedraja

A most well known authority has written the 1st entire reference concerning the U.S. service provider Marine and American delivery from the advent of steamships to ultra-modern diesel containerships--showing the impression of politics, economics, and know-how on maritime heritage over the last centuries. Over 500 entries describe humans, deepest businesses, company and exertions teams, engineering and technological advancements, executive organizations, phrases, key legislation, landmark instances, matters, occasions, and ships of word. brief lists of references for extra interpreting accompany those entries. Appendices comprise a chronology, diagrams of presidency organisations, and lists of commercial and hard work teams by means of founding dates. An strangely large index lends itself to the various study pursuits of scholars, academics, and execs in maritime and financial historical past, business-labor-government kinfolk, and armed forces studies.

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