Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism
Thomas R. Heinrich. Sustained by a skilled work force & the PA iron & steel (I&S) industry, Phila. shipbuilders negotiated the transition from wooden to iron hull construction earlier & far more easily than most other shipbuilders. Between the Civil War & WW1, Phila. emerged as the vital center of Amer. shipbuilding. Heinrich describes how entrepreneurial strategies & industrial change gave rise to major shipbuilding firms; how naval arch., marine eng’g., & craft skills evolved as I&S overtook wood as the basic construction material; & how changes in domestic & internat. trade & the rise of the Amer. steel navy helped generate vessel contracts for local builders. But, large-scale naval construction in the 1920s brought about the demise of the Phila. shipyards.
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
Secret World of the Spy: Stories of Espionage, Deception & Discovery
Paperie: The Art of Writing & Wrapping with Paper
It’s Never Too Late to Get Rich: Secrets of Building a Nest Egg at Any Age
Asia Rising: Why America Will Prosper as Asia’s Economies Boom
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.